Inner hinges had been reinforced. Overall for over 300 years old good condition. Very rare first edition Includes Omens, Apparitions, Magick, Prophecies, etc. John Aubrey (1626 1697), was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer.
The only work published by Aubrey in his lifetime was his Miscellanies 1696; a collection of 21 short chapters on the theme of "hermetick philosophy" i. Supernatural phenomena and the occult, including "Omens", "Prophesies", "Transportation in the Air", "Converse with Angels and Spirits", "Second-Sighted Persons", etc. Its contents mainly comprised documented reports of supernatural manifestations. The work did much to bolster Aubrey's posthumous reputation as a superstitious and credulous eccentric. The only book published in lifetime of Aubrey.
Abracadabra is an incantation historically was believed to have healing powers when inscribed on an amulet. It is recognized the phrase entered the English language around 1696 with some authorities citing the use here in Miscellanies was the first in English, it originated from the Aramaic. The North Node Occult (in New York City) bookshop was one of the earliest American occult metaphysical bookstores. Sorry, NO international sales on this book.
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