Natural magick by John Baptista Porta, a Neapolitane: in twenty books: wherein are set forth all the riches and delights of the natural sciences. By John Baptista Porta. Magia Naturalis (in English, Natural Magic) is a work of popular science first published in Naples in Its twenty books include. Giambattista della (John Baptist) Porta (?), was a A Table Containing the General Heads of Natural Magick · “Preface To BY John Baptista Porta.
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How a thing may appear multiplied. The missing frontispiece and leave supplied in facsimile. Nathral cause Sleep with Mandrake. Modlars may be preserved in salt-water: Many Candles shall be lighted presently.
How to colour plates with a purple colour. How in a Chamber you may see Hunting, Battles of Enemies, and other delusions. Oyl johm Juniper and Cypress-Wood.
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“John Baptist Porta” Natural Magick – Title Page
The bird Theocronus is gendred of a Hawk and an Eagle. First edition in English of Porta’s Magiae naturalis libri viginti, originally published in Black and blew marks. Please go to http: A Myrtle without a kernel. Pomegranates may be kept in Chaff. The Loadstone Venus oft-times represents. That pears may be kept well in wallnut-leaves. How to preserve flesh and fish. How Quails are taken with a Locking-Glass.
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Herbs that kill Mice.