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The Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids /The Black Screech Owl (Out of Print)
by Diakite, Stephanie (tr)
Book ID: A18467, A18467
The Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids The True Science of Talismans to conjure up spirits of all kinds, to control them, to obtain all that one may wish and to foil their evil spells. The Black Screech Owl. (Being the English translation of TRESOR DU VILLIARD DES PYRAMIDES)
Seattle, WA: Trident Books, 2002. isbn 1879000148. First English Thus Hardcover.12mo. xii + 98 pp. Burgundy snake skin spine with raised bands, Egyptian papyrus covered boards, gold title to spine and gold title and sigil on front cover. Black slipcase. Marbled endpapers, and black silk marker ribbon. Reproduces all 24 black and white plates from the original edition, as well as additional plates included by the publisher. Dual text, French original and English translation. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies. The first English translation of the 1839 de Blocquel edition of Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids (Trésor Du Vieillard des Pyramides), a grimoire which describes and illustrates a series of talismans attributed to an "old man of pyramids." Typically the grimoire is said to be of great antiquity, having been originally discovered in the "Great Mosque of Cairo" and to have gone through various hands in manuscript form etc. before finally achieving publication. This edition includes introduction and postscript by the original editors of the book, the "Van Meulsten Brothers," as well as a new introduction by the translator of the work. Although not stated as such, the 300 copies appeared in a number of different bindings, some with, and some without the slipcase. Snakeskin copies such as this, in the slipcase, are amongst the most desirable of the issues. Fine in Fine Slipcase.
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Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
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