Heptameron des Ludowici Zypriani, de Mongold Arcanum Secretum, die Schaetze zu heben; [manuscript].
Heptameron des Ludowici Zypriani, de Mongold Arcanum Secretum, die Schaetze zu heben [manuscript].
Magical handbook with instructions for conjuring angels for the seven days of the week. Sections include information on magical circles, prayers to recite for conjurations, and lists of divine names with their corresponding hours.
Purchased with support from the B. H. Breslauer Foundation.
50 leaves : paper; 187 x 118 (167 x 110) mm bound to 188 x 120 mm.
Owned by the 2nd through 12th Dukes of Northumberland, ms. 590, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, 1809-2014.; Sold at auction at Sotheby's (London), 15 July 2014, as part of Lot 411.; Formerly owned by Charles Rainsford (British army officer, fellow of the Royal Society, and alchemist); bequeathed by Rainsford to Hugh Percy, Second Duke of Northumberland.