Barrett, Francis. The Magus, Or Celestial Intelligencer
Barrett, Francis, F.R.C. The Magus, Or Celestial Intelligencer; Being a Complete System of Occult Philosophy
London: Knight and Compton; Printed for Lackington, Allen & Company, 1875. Hardback quarto; second edition, two volumes as one. 175, 198 pp., with frontispiece and 22 plates; contemporary three-quarter vellum rebinding; gilt title to spine; marbled endpapers. Condition: Fine. $2,475
Second edition of Barrett's Magus (1801). Faithfully reproduced, this edition has an additional (fifth) hand-colored plate, as opposed to the four in the original. These plates are exquisite depictions of various fallen angels. Barrett's synthesis of Western Occult literature.