Pseudomonarchia Daemonum Illustrated English Translation

Pseudomonarchia Daemonum Illustrated English Translation The new definitive translation of Johann Weyer's four hundred year old classic False Hierarchy of Demons the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum The ebook version includes digitally enhanced woodcut images from Dictionnaire Infernal demonic seal reproductions and newly commissioned full color illustrations from several fantasy artists each providing a uniue modern vision of these infernal beingsThe Pseudomonarchia Daemonum was originally published as an appendix to the hugely popular De Prestigiis Daemonum Since then it has been used as the definitive reference and source for dozens of grimoires including The Lesser Key of Solomon and Dictionnaire InfernalThis Illustrated English Translation features the original Latin and translated English text side by side for easy reference with includes annotations that provide additional context and a transparent translation process oO A rather handsomely bound conglomeration of Wikipedia esue blurbs pertaining to a cursory introduction to demonology To me the seals replicate renderings from Infernal Dictionary are the best part hands down while the modern depictions are almost uniformly world of warcraftish Take that as you may Worth a browse but not a buy Good I have the imitation leather copy Like Touch Me Not A Most Rare Compendium of the Whole Magical Art this book is beautiful intimidating and considered real It has most of the spirits from A Book of the Offices of Spirits The Occult Virtue of Plants and Some Rare Magical Charms Spells listed which this book is based on includes images of the spirits from Colin de Plancy's The Infernal Dictionary Devils Gods and Spirits of the Dictionnaire Infernal sigils of the spirits like the ones in The Lesser Key of Solomon Detailing the Ceremonial Art of Commanding Spirits Both Good and Evil and artwork of many of the spirits by contemporary fantasy artists At the end of the text is a conjuration with no pomp and circumstance that most other grimoires reuire The only downside is that the publisher sells these on and doesn't always do the best job of taking care of books before they ship them There are only minor dents but it could look a lot nicer if handled by a different company Most of the really nice books I've purchased recently have been from other companies that go out of their way to make sure the books arrive pristine

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