Picatrix. The Goal of the Wise. [Volume One].

Ghayat Al - Hakim. Edited by William Kiesel.

Published by Ouroboros Press, Seattle, 2002
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Title: Picatrix. The Goal of the Wise. [Volume One]...

Publisher: Ouroboros Press, Seattle

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.


8.5" x 5.25". 170pp., with the bibliography. Maroon cloth, gilt spine lettering, in dust jacket. Fine condition; fine jacket. Translated by Hashem Atallah. This first English language edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. The Picatrix, or Ghayat al-Hakim as it is titled in Arabic, has long been regarded as primary source material in the Hermetic Tradition. The text of this Medieval work consists of four books covering the art and practice of Astrological, Talismanic and Astral Magic. The author has compiled information derived from 224 books by "ancient sages" (Hermes, Plato & Aristotle & others) with the intention of uniting all these diverse arts into a practical system. Volume one contains the first two books of Ghayat al-Hakim, here translated into English for the first time. Bookseller Inventory # 24802

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