La Magie Devoilée, ou Principes de Science Occulte
Rare original edition of this famous treatise on occult magic by Baron Du Potet De Sennevoy (1796-1881). Du Potet was a French esotericist, who became renowned as a practitioner of mesmerism and animal magnetism. This publication was limited to 100 copies and was not put of the market. Du Potet reserved it for his initiates, to whom he sold it at a price of 100 francs.
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This copy contains a letter signed by Du Potet asking the receiver not to speak of this book to anyone or reveal the secrets within. The receiver had to sign and return the letter before he could obtain the book. Cont. half morocco over black cloth boards with gilt line along the edges, spine on 4 raised bands with gilt ruling and the gilt letters D and M, cream endpapers with moiré pattern. Binding rubbed at the edges and corners. Front inner hinge cracked but the binding is still intact, some soiling t