A.E. WAITE - BOOK OF BLACK MAGIC AND PACTS, 1940 GOETIC MAGICK SORCERY GRIMOIRE
THE BOOK OF BLACK MAGIC AND OF PACTS, INCLUDING THE RITES AND MYSTERIES OF GOETIC THEURGY, SORCERY AND INFERNAL NECROMANCY
Book Details + Condition: Scarce early edition from 1940 of Arthur Edward Waite's classic grimoire, THE BOOK OF BLACK MAGIC AND OF PACTS, INCLUDING THE RITES AND MYSTERIES OF GOETIC THEURGY, SORCERY AND INFERNAL NECROMANCY. Published by The De Laurence Company (Chicago). 296 pages; illustrated. Contents include: Magical Rituals; Ceremonial Magic; White and Black Magic; Transcendental Magic; Key of Solomon the King; Lesser Key of Solomon; Goetic Magic; Names and Offices of Evil Spirits; and so much more. In very good condition: tight binding; rubbed spine edges; wear at spine ends / edges (as it attaches to book); light shelfwear to boards; old stain to text block, last few blank pages & rear inside board (looks like tea stain?); text is otherwise clean and unmarked.