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PERERIUS, Benedictus. Adversus fallaces et superstitiosas Artes. Id est, de Magia, de Observasione Somniorum et de Divinatione Astrologica. 

Lugduni, Officina Juntarum, 1592.

8vo(171x111 mm), 258-(8)-(2 bl.) pages.  binding : Contemporary vellum. Worn. Foxing, marginal wormholes. A little disbound.

Rare treaty on witchcraft and magic of the sixteenth century.
Lyon first edition (first in 1591), well complete with the last blank leaf (with old manuscript notes).
The book is divided into three parts. The first deals with different aspects of magic, the second is about dreams and their interpretation and the last on astrology.

references: Caillet [III, 8518 :"Excellent traité de sorcellerie et de magie; il servait également de manuel d'exorcismes"], Dorbon [3604], Baudrier [VI, p. 412].

Price : 1750 €

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