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Magic of the Ancients: Five Incredible Texts of Spells, Curses, and Incantations Magic Aesthetic, Witch Aesthetic, Fantasy Aesthetic, Book Aesthetic, 1600s Aesthetic, Witchy Academia Aesthetic, Athena Aesthetic, Nautical Aesthetic, Fairytale Aesthetic

As long as humanity has had beliefs in a higher power, the use of magic, spells, curses, and incantations have featured widely across cultures. A number of influential texts or ‘grimoires’ (textbooks of magic) were developed over the centuries, many of which became the books of choice for secret societies and occult organizations that endured well into the twentieth century.

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Hardcover - Venice Aldo Manuzio's heirs and Andrea Torresano May 1516 - 8° (165x93 mm). Collation: a-z8, aa-ff8, gg6. 236 (misnumbered 136), [2] leaves. Italic and roman type. Woodcut Aldine device on the title-page and on the verso of the last leaf. Blank spaces for capitals, with printed guide letters. Handsome contemporary Venetian binding, executed by Andrea di Lorenzo, also known as the Mendoza Binder. Red morocco, over pasteboards. Covers framed within border of blind and gilt fillets…