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The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century: or, The Master Key of Futurity and Guide to Ancient Mysteries, Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy by Raphael [Pseudonym of Robert Cross Smith. 1795-1832 - 1825 - from Minotavros Books (SKU: 001029)

The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century: or, The Master Key of Futurity and Guide to Ancient Mysteries, Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy

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The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century: or, The Master Key of Futurity and Guide to Ancient Mysteries, Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy

by Raphael [Pseudonym of Robert Cross Smith. 1795-1832

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London: Knight and Lacey, 1825. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo [127 mm x 203.2]. By the Members of the Mercurii: Raphael, The Metropolitan Astrologer; The Editor of The Prophetic Almanack; and Other Sideral Artists of First-Rate Eminence. The Seventh Edition, Supervised and Collected with Numerous Additions, by Merlinus Anglicus, Junior, Gent. Revised and enlarged edition. Halfbound in calf over marbled green boards. xii, 560 p.p., plus [4] p.p. ads. [5] colour plates, incl. frontis, and ninety engravings of horoscopes, hieroglyphics, and talismans. Light wear to joints, with rubbing to boards and edges. Light foxing. Small tear to margin of p. 304, not affecting text. Else a very good copy. Writing as Raphael, the English astrologer Robert Cross Smith [1795-1832] was founding member of the Society of Mercurii, an occult order in London that sparked an astrological and magic revival. The Struggling Astrologer in August, 1824. Smith collected the various articles on astrology, divination, necromancy, ceremonial magic, and geomancy and published it in book form under The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century. The first edition incorrectly appeared as 'The Sixth Edition.' This second and revised edition includes sections on foretelling events, necromantic incantation, method for invoking the dead, incantations for invoking the spirit to visible appearance. charms and talismans and other divination techniques.

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Bookseller Inventory #
001029
Title
The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century: or, The Master Key of Futurity and Guide to Ancient Mysteries, Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy
Author
Raphael [Pseudonym of Robert Cross Smith. 1795-1832
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
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Publisher
Knight and Lacey
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1825
Keywords
Astrology, Ceremonial Magic, High Magic, Necromancy, Geomancy, Invocation, Evocation, Celestial, Divination, Inferno Magic, Exorcism, Planatary Magic
Bookseller catalogs
Magic and Illusion; Astrology;

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