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Three treatises relating to magic

Reference code
MSS/0039/001
Title
Three treatises relating to magic
Date
15th century
Level of description
sub-series
Scope and content
Three treatises relating to magic; 15th century. As follows;- (1) Directions for use in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon to conjure up visions, make gold, etc. Preface defective; first recipe beg. 'In prima igitur mancione fac fieri anulum'. fols. 2-6v (fol. 1 relates to fols. 26-33 below);- (2) 'Sequitur tractatus de Sigillis vii.tem planetarum anuli. Hec sigilla et anuli sunt.'. Mostly relating to the seven planets. Includes magical conjurations, fol. 13. Cf. L. Thorndike and P. Kibre, A Catalogue of Incipits of Mediaeval Scientific Writings in Latin (rev.ed., 1963), col. 604. fols. 6v-15;- (3) 'Preceptualis ars magice'. Directions for conjuring up spirits. Four chapters, fols. 15-17v.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/39/1/fols. 2-17v