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Magic. ‘The Operation of Joseph's Glasse'

Reference code
MSS/0069
Title
Magic. ‘The Operation of Joseph's Glasse'
Date
nd
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 16. Quarto. Bound with MSS/0068.
Scope and content
The Operation of Joseph's Glasse'. A magical treatise listing seven 'diversities of Glasses' of which the first is said to have been made in a Roman city by Virgil's instruction, the second by Solomon, and the third by Joseph. Joseph's glass is described in detail, fol. 2, with drawings (of a small looking glass with handle and inscriptions round the frame), fol. 2v, signs and questions, conjurations, and directions for the care of the glass.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/69