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Sphere Cabalistice Fatidicis numeris contexte...

Quibus actis Precipui Vates et Augures Curioso Petentiu[] Genio Oracula pandunt. Opus 75.39.9.84.

Availability: In stock

Published: [No place] elaboratum anno 1699

Stock Code: 130473

£3,750
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

An attractive cabalistic manuscript, offering a list of 30 sample questions which the colourful tables will answer (love, battles, success in studies, the weather, etc.), with lists of birds, animals, etc., for augury.

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Description

Manuscript on thick paper, 26 leaves. Contemporary wrappers (239 x 193 mm). Custom blue morocco-backed folding case.

Illustrations

Comprising title within circular decorative frame, verses to the reader (signed F.B.A.V.), 3-page preface, 30 full-page coloured tables, lists of prophesies, written in brown ink in a sloping bookhand.

Condition

Two cuttings from 19th-century sale catalogues describing the book (one Italian, one French); pencil signature of R. de Penhouet of Angers.

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