Ripley scroll (Beinecke version, panels 8, 9, 10)

Grimoires

— Forbidden knowledge

Divide your elixirs and make the Projection

The Compound of Alchemy

George Ripley, 1591

Spells for finding hidden treasure, binding love and summoning angels

The Key of Solomon, Book 1

Author Unknown, 1400

The rarest of the 19th century grimoires

The Magus, Book 1

Francis Barrett, 1801

Therefore one day it will come to pass, that the mouth of those vipers will be stopped and the triple crown will be brought to nought

The Rosicrucian Manifestos

1616
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