The Clavis or Key to Unlock the Mysteries of Magic: By Rabbi Solomon Translated by Ebenezer Sibley

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A color edition of the Mysteries of Magic (aka the Clavis) by Ebenezer Sibley and Rabbi Solomon, with commentary and transcription by Dr. Stephen Skinner and Daniel Clark. Also includes some contents derived from Frederick Hockley’s manuscripts.

The Clavis was one of the most important grimoires in circulation during the 19th century. This is the highpoint of calligraphic Victorian grimoires. A very significant magical text with more than 200 pages of commentary and explanation.

Partial Table of Contents:

Preface: Ebenezer Sibley

Part 1. Clavis or Key

Part 2. The Pentacles

Part 3. Four Experiments with Specific Spirits

Part 4. The Wheel of Wisdom

Part 5. A Secret and Complete Book of Magic Science

Part 6. Crystallomancy

Part 7. Miscellaneous Examples and Experiments

Part 8. Geomancy

Part 9. Magical Experiments

Part 10. Magical Tables

Introduction

Background to Magic

The Present Manuscript

Analysis of the Magic in the Clavis

The French Source

English Sources

Versions of the Clavis Manuscript

Short Biographies of the Main Players

Ebenezer Sibley

John Denley

Robert Cross

Frederick Hockley

Major F G Irwin

Robert Thomas Cross aka Raphael

Transcription of the Full Text of the Clavis

Appendix 1. Contents of all known Manuscripts of Sibley’s Clavis

Appendix 2. Mélusine and the Wyvern

Bibliography

Index

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