The Black Arts: A Concise History of Witchcraft, Demonology, Astrology, and Other Mystical Practices Throughout the Ages Perigee


TarcherPerigee - This edition features a 50th anniversary introduction by historian of alternative spirituality Mitch Horowitz, who frames the book for a new generation of readers. The classic study of the occult reintroduced in a 50th anniversary edition   The Black Arts is a fascinating and wonderfully readable exploration of the practice, including witchcraft, astrology, theory, and underlying rationale of magick and occultism in all its branches, tarot, numerology, kabbalah, charms, alchemy, spells, and summoning and control of spirits.

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The Book of Forbidden Knowledge: Black Magic, Superstition, Charms, and Divination


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - This work is one of a number of manuscripts crafted towards the end of the 1800s well into the 1920s containing material related to all aspects of the occult; mesmerism, ceremonial magic, talismans, the black arts, and more. What is interesting, is that all of the above and more are contained in one work, here, instead of separately.

Speaking of everything from fortune telling to folk healing, the Book of Forbidden Knowledge is perhaps better classed as a modern grimoire than most contemporary works of similar origin; the paper covers of any of a number of competing Victorian and Edwardian era titles.

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Grimorium Verum


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - There are many texts purporting to reveal Solomon's methods, but most are extremely complicated and difficult. People have long sought the aid of non-physical beings; the biblical king Solomon in particular had a reputation since ancient times for commanding demons. It includes a catalog of specific demons and how to draw on their powers.

Grimorium verum is one of the most notorious handbooks of black magic -- one of the few that deals openly with spirits of darkness. Grimorium verum is one of the easier texts, but also one of the most sinister. This new critical edition includes a fresh translation based on all the major sources, complete French and Italian texts, and 5 other appendices.

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The Occult Book: A Chronological Journey from Alchemy to Wicca Sterling Chronologies


Sterling - John michael greer delves into two millennia of tradition, and the Knights Templar; and from the first horoscopes to fortune-telling trials and the birth of modern witchcraft, from the earliest alchemists to pagan rituals; from the Philosopher’s Stone to Cabala, the first tarot, or Wicca. Explore the occult from ancient times to the modern day with one of its most respected scholars and practitioners.

Take an enlightening journey through occult history, arcane knowledge, exploring 100 dramatic incidents, and key historical figures from around the world. Each entry features a stunning image or intriguing item of ephemera.

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Demoniality: Incubi and Succubi: A Book of Demonology


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Rendered into english in the late 1800s, their composition, it speaks of demons, their mannerisms, and relates numerous tales of copulation with the same. Demoniality: incubi and succubi", is one of several Latin works penned by a Father Sinistrari of Ameno during the twilight of the Renaissance. Perhaps one of the strangest works of demonology, sinistrari even makes the claim that incubi are, and although it is a technically Catholic work, this work claims that it is possible for demons to father literal offspring with humans through the use of a corpse as a vehicle, in some ways, perhaps superior even to man.

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The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned


Llewellyn Publications - This meticulously researched reference work features fascinating short articles on demonology and a wealth of woodcuts, etchings, and paintings depicting demons through the ages. The dictionary of Demons starts with a simple premise: names have power. In medieval and renaissance europe, it was believed that speaking a demon's true name could summon it, compel it, and bind it.

Llewellyn Publications. Occult scholar michelle belanger has compiled the most complete compendium of demonic names available anywhere, using both notorious and obscure sources from the Western grimoiric tradition. Presented alphabetically from aariel to Zynextyur, explored, 500 demons are introduced, more than 1, and cross-referenced by theme and elemental or planetary correspondence.

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A Witches' Bible: The Complete Witches' Handbook


Phoenix Publishing - The complete Witches' Handbook. Everything you need to know is here! the sabbats; casting & banishing the magic Circle; The Complete Book of Shadows; The Great Rite; Initiation Rites; Consecration Rites; Spells; Witches' Tools; Witchcraft & Sex; Running a Coven; Clairvoyance;Astral Projection. Over 200, 000 sold! Llewellyn Publications.

This collection includes two books in one volume, Eight Sabbats for Witches and The Witches' Way, and is the most comprehensive and revealing work on the principles, rituals and beliefs of modern witchcraft. Phoenix Publishing.

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The Grand Grimoire: The Red Dragon


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Phoenix Publishing. Multiple editions of it exist, some with material tacked on. Llewellyn Publications. Small wonder, that this text has gained so much notoreity. It takes the form of a long ritualistic ceremony designed to secure communication with a demon known as "Lucifuge Rofocale" followed by various invocations and incantations and spells.

The red dragon however bears the title "Grand Grimoire" on its own. The red dragon has been variously treated as a grimoire, a piece of folk literature, and a joke manuscript; it comprises one part of what is loosely termed "The Grand Grimoire"- a collection of magickal works from the Renaissance such as the Black Pullet and Lesser Keys of Solomon.

The Grand Grimoire: The Red Dragon - The contents are heretical in the extreme, from rituals involving boiling a black cat to the use of toxic substances in ritual form.

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The Book of Smokeless Fire


Nephilim Press - Phoenix Publishing. In "the book of smokeless fire, to again call upon the ancient and destructive Djinn, " the ancient manuscript has now been reworked into a completely new system, utilizing revolutionary evocation technology, whose names have been concealed for centuries. Author S. With no fluff, and no nonsense, filler, Qayin manages to take what some have dabbled in and written about in the past and open it up into a fully workable system of magick.

Ben qayin has outdone himself with this stunning interpretation and cohesive reworking of a long lost magickal discipline. It is an ancient and forbidden arabian manuscript, that seems was later evolved into the Greek "Goetia" and gives the earliest known account of King Solomon and his binding of the seventy-two sinister Djinn he sealed away in the infamous brass container.

The Book of Smokeless Fire - The book of Smokeless Fire By S. Llewellyn Publications. The book of smokeless fire is over 190 pages of pure magickal knowledge laid out in an easy to read format that really flows. Ben qayin "the work that is being presented in "the book of smokeless Fire" is based on a very little known and overlooked Solomonic text simply known as "Miscelaneo de Salomon, " which amazingly mirrors that of Lovecraft's, "Necronomicon" both in content and history.

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Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft Llewellyn's Practical Magick


Llewellyn Publications - Praise:"a masterwork by one of the great Elders of the Craft. Phoenix Publishing. This book contains enough information and know-how for all approaches: the historical, the philosophical, and the pragmatic. Quite entertaining, as much for the armchair enthusiast as for the practicing occultist. Marion zimmer bradley, author of the mists of avalon "never in the history of the Craft has a single book educated as many people, spurred as many spiritual paths, or conjured as much personal possibility as Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft.

Dorothy morrison, author of The Craft Llewellyn Publications. It is a legacy that will provide magic, beauty, and wisdom to future generations of those who seek the ancient paths of the Old Religion. Ed fitch, author of magical rites from the Crystal Well "I read Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft with much pleasure.

Buckland's complete book of Witchcraft has influenced and guided countless students, coven initiates, and solitaries around the world. The workbook format includes exam questions at the end of each lesson, so you can build a permanent record of your spiritual and magical training. Buckland's complete book of witchcraft llewellyn's practical Magick Paperback Raymond Buckland Author Complete Book of Witchcraft Llewellyn's Practical Magick - BRAND NEW from Hibiscus Express.

Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft Llewellyn's Practical Magick - One of modern wicca's most recommended books, esbats, herbalism, sabbats, covens, dreamwork, channeling, beliefs, healing, rituals, divination, history, as well as instruction in spellwork, this comprehensive text features a step-by-step course in Witchcraft, with photographs and illustrations, and lore, and solitary practice.

Raymond buckland has presented a treasure trove of Wiccan lore.

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Demonology: Of King James I


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Buckland's complete book of witchcraft llewellyn's practical Magick Paperback Raymond Buckland Author Complete Book of Witchcraft Llewellyn's Practical Magick - BRAND NEW from Hibiscus Express. The demonology of king james I forms one of the most intriguing and well made texts of the burning times. Phoenix Publishing.

. Simultaneously blasting witchery and papistry, including those practicing the healing arts; namely, King James prescribes various witch hunting methods, and suggests the sole method of dealing with all forms of witches, classifies demons, death. Crafted at the end of the 16th century, fairies, Satan, witches, it details the nature of sorcery, and hauntings.

Demonology: Of King James I - Llewellyn Publications.

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