Completely new and richly detailed, this is perhaps the most comprehensive version of The Key of Solomon ever published. Based on one of the best-known grimoires of the Western world, The Veritable Key of Solomon presents all aspects of this revered magical system in one impressive source.
Based on the original Key of Solomon manuscript, this brand new text features never-before-published material and added detail. Over 160 illustrations beautifully complement the elements of this complete and workable system of high magic, from a broad range of talismans and techniques to magical implements and procedures.
Also featured is a commentary by two of the best-known scholar magicians alive―Stephen Skinner and David Rankine―who offer a full survey of all extant manuscripts of this famous grimoire and an exploration of how they interrelate.
Stephen Skinner began his career as a Geography lecturer and magazine publisher, but his long term interests have always been Western magic and feng shui.
During the 1970s he was the driving force behind Askin Publishers, producing a number of classic magical works by Cornelius Agrippa, Paracelsus, Austin Osman Spare, Aleister Crowley, and others. During the 1970s he co-wrote many books with Francis King, including the still popular Techniques of High Magic. Also with Francis King he wrote Nostradamus. His interest in prophecy stimulated by this book, he went on to write the best selling Millennium Prophecies.
Stephen is credited with bringing the art of Feng Shui to the West, and in 1976 he wrote the Living Earth Manual of Feng Shui, which was the first English book on feng shui in the 20th century.
Stephen has written more than 35 books, which have been published worldwide in 28 different languages. These books have had introductions by such diverse people as Colin Wilson, HRH Charles Prince of Wales, and Jimmy Choo, shoe designer to the stars.
Stephen lives in Singapore. Stephen is the first Westerner to be awarded the title of Grand Master of Feng Shui by the International Feng Shui Association.
David Rankine (Wales) has been practicing magic for twenty-five years. He gives regular talks and workshops around Europe. For more information, visit www.ritualmagick.co.uk.~
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Descrizione libro Golden Hoard Press, London, UK, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. 160+ COLOR Text Illus. (illustratore). (full book description) Golden Hoard Press, London, UK, 2008. Limited Edition Fine, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=7"x10", 446pgs(Index). 160+ COLOR Text Illus. SIGNED by Author(Skinner) on limitations page. Copy #242 of 350 copies. Black leather spine with gold gilt letters and fore-edge corners, maroon cloth boards with gold gilt letters and marbled endpapers. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Beautiful Copy. Three different texts from those translated by S. L. MacGregor Mathers. ISBN 9780954763985 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Signed by Author. Book. Codice libro della libreria CONROY224267I