Cunning Man's Grimoire - Skinner & Rankine
A sixteenth century English grimoire owned by at least 3 cunning men, published for the first time
This magician's guidebook gives direct insight into the magic of England's 'white witches of the 1500s and 1600s. The grimoire contains both learned and local village magic, along with much astrological lore. There are astrological tables and extensive instructions on operations connected with the 28 Mansions. As well, there are instructions for image magic, usually absent from Solomonic grimoires. Extensive notes and commentary from the editors offer much additional information.
Singapore, Golden Hoard Press, 2018. Hardback with Dustjacket, 178 pages. New.