The sixth and seventh books of Moses - PDF (1910) by L. W. de Laurence

The sixth and seventh books of Moses ... the wonderful magical and spirit arts of Moses and Aaron


The sixth and seventh books of Moses
The sixth and seventh books of Moses


This rare and wonderful book, translated under personal supervision into the English language, and published for the first time. With exact copies of over One Hundred and Twenty- Five Seals, Signs, Emblems, etc., used by Moses, Aaron, Israelites, Egyptians, etc., in their astounding Magical and other Arts, including the period of time covered by the Old and New Testaments.

The first edition of this volume has been commended and criticised by the public. It was admitted to be a valuable compendium of the curiosities of literature generally, and especially of that pertaining to magic, but that it was at the same time calculated to foster superstition, and thereby promote evil — a repetition of the charge made against the honourable Horst, the publisher of a magical library. In our enlightened age, the unprejudiced will observe in the publication of such a work, only what the author claims, namely, a contribution in reference to the aforesaid literature and culture of no trifling merit ; but in regard to the believer also, the issue of a cheap edition will be more serviceable than the formerly expensive productions on sorcery, which were only circulated in abstract forms and sold at extortionate rates. 

What other practical value the above-named edition may possess is not the question. Let us not, therefore, underrate this branch of popular literature; the authors wrote in accordance with a system which was, or at least, seemed clear to them, and illustrious persons, in all ages and climes have not considered the labour requisite to fathom the mysteries of magic as labour expended in vain, and although they condemned the form, they could not deny the possibility or even fact that gifted men, of inherent worth, could accomplish such wonderful things. 

In regard to the present edition, it can only be said, that the so-called Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses, which have for several centuries at- tracked the popular faith, is a reality in accordance with an old manuscript (the most legible among many), and given word for word, divested only of orthographical errors which the best interest of literature demand— with unerring fidelity. The publisher guarantees that not one syllable has been added


Author:
L. W. de Laurence
 Publication Date: 1910
Chicago, Ill., De Laurence, Scott & co.

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