The Goetia of Dr. Rudd, by Skinner, Stephen
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- ISBN: 9780738723556 | 073872355X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/8/2010
The Goetia is the most famous grimoire after the Key of Solomon . The owner of this handbook of sorcery was Dr. Thomas Rudd, the most important scholar-magician of the early seventeenth century, and a magical successor to Dr. John Dee.The Goetia of Dr. Rudd explains how the 72 angels of the Shemhamphorash are used to evoke and safely bind demons-material that has not been made available in any previous edition. This rare volume contains a transcription of a hitherto unpublished manuscript of the Lemegeton and includes illustrations drawn from rare manuscripts held in the British Library.