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1693 - Agrippa's On the Uncertainty and on Female Nobility

1693 - Agrippa's On the Uncertainty and on Female Nobility


Agrippa's notorius attack on knowledge including chapters on necromancy, goetia and cabala.  An important and popular work from the author of the authoritate Three Books on Occult Philosophy.  Also included is his work on the on the Nobility and Preeminence of the Female Sex!  A real peice of hermetic history.


Henrici Cornelli Agrippae ab Nettesheym, De incertitudine & vanitate omnium scientarum & artium liber, lectu plane jucundus & elegans... Accedunt duo ajusdem auctoris libelli; qvorum unus est de nobilitate & praecellentia foeminei sexus, ejusdemq; supra virilem eminentia; alter de matrimonio seu conjugio, lectu etiam jucundisimi - Francofurti & Lipsiae: Joh. Adami Pleneri, 1693. 12mo, pp. [24], 660 (gatherings M and L bound out of order); woodcut vignette on title page; contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine, red speckled edges, woodcut initials in preliminaries, woodcut tailpieces; extremities rubbed and bumped contemporary signature on title page, library stamp on dedication, a couple contemporary annotations in the text, a nice sound copy.

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