Five Books Of Mystical Exercises of John Dee

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The Five Books of Mystical Exercises of Dr. John Dee: An Angelic Revelation of Cabalistic Magic and other Mysteries Occult and Divine revealed to Dr. John Dee and Edward Kelly Transcribed from Sloane 3188 in the British Library by Joseph Peterson.

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1985. Hardback. Hand-bound by the series editor, Adam Mclean. Limited edition of 250 copies. Edited by Joseph Peterson. Signed by Adam McLean and dated 29th July, 1985. 293 pages. 

Boards clean and unmarked. Internally clean with no markings or inscriptions, rubbing to gilt text on spine, faded as a result. Very good copy of a rare book. 

'Joseph H. Peterson's masterful presentation of MYSTERIORUM LIBRI QUINTI; or, The Five Books of Mystical Exercises of Dr. John Dee: An Angelic Revelation of Cabalistic Magic and other Mysteries Occult and Divine revealed to Dr. John Dee and Edward. Transcribed from MS. Sloane 3188, housed at the British Library.

Primarily concerned with the occult experiments of Dr John Dee, and Peterson's presentation here was the first time this important manuscript had been made available to the public in its entirety. The core of this book describes the revelation of Liber Logaeth, a book of Angelic wisdom. Greatly important in its own right, it is also impossible to understand aspects of Dee's other work, including Meric Casaubon's 'A True & Faithful Relation...Between Dr John Dee and some Spirits', without first understanding Mysteriorum Libri Quinti.'