1650 - On Natural Magic - Magia Naturalis - Giambattista della Porta
Classic volume on natural magic featuring a range of magical, alchemical and proto-scientific experiments including a very early recipe for recreational psychedelic drug use. Perhaps one of the most popular works on natural magic. This edition also comes with a custom slip-case - beautiful edition of this popular and enduring text.
Lugd. Batavorum:: Apud Petrum Leffen,, 1650.. contemporary full vellum; title hand-lettered on spine. Some minor worming to a few dozen leaves at rear; front free endpaper lacking. . 16mo,. With an added engraved title page, dated 1650; engraved text illustrations.