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Henrici Cornelii Agrippae ab Nettesheym armatae militiae equitis aurati et iuris vtriusque ac medicinae doctoris Opera :
in duos tomos concinne digesta, & nunc denuò sublatis omnibus mendis in philomusōn gratiam accuratissimè recusa : quibus praeter omnes tabulas nouiter accessit Ars notoria, quam suo loco interpositam reperies.
|Main Creator:||Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486?-1535.|
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Lugduni : Per Beringos Fratres, [no date of publication identified]
One of several editions with the same, probably fictitious, imprint. Cf. Nauert, Agrippa and the crisis of Renaissance thought, page 336.
Philomusōn in title transliterated from Greek.
Volume 1 includes the spurious 4th book of De occulta philosophia, the Ars notoria (by Apollonius, of Tyana), and other works by various authors.
Title-page of volume 2 reads: Henrici Cornelii Agrippae ab Nettesheym armatae militiae equitis aurati et iuris utriusque ac medicinae doctoris Operum pars posterior : quorum catalogum exhibebunt tibi paginae sequentes : una cum rerum et verborum hoc tomo memorabilium indice & locuplete & certo : huic accesserunt epistolarum ad familiares libri septem & orationes decem ante hoc seorsim editae.
Yeats Library holds volume 1 only.
According to the Houghton Library, Harvard University, the publisher is actually Eberhard Zetner of Strasbourg, and the date should be 1620 or 1630.
Imperfect: lacking front and back covers.
Date inscribed on front flyleaf: "April 15th, 1780."
With manuscript annotations and markings throughout text, some in pencil [may be contemporary with Yeats but doubtfully his]
Inserted: pasted in between pages 174-175 are two elaborate diagrams, one coloured, on [modern] graph paper with the heading "The thirty two parts of the Sepher Yetzivah".
Inserted: pasted in between pages 262 and 263, another elaborate coloured diagram on graph paper entitled "The tree of life. The outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace."
Inserted: pasted in between pages 306 & 307 with title "The 22 Tarot Trumps ; the 32 paths to wisdom" ... with list of tarot card names following.
Physical description: 2 volumes : illustrations, tables (some folded) ; 17 cm.
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 5
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