A rare facsimile of the occult and alchemy book titled “Natural Magick” by John Baptist Porta originally published in 1658. Published by Basic Books, Inc. N.Y. in 1957, 409 numbered pages & 16 not numbered, measures 7 1/4 by 11 inches.
The book is in near fine condition with very good slipcase with light shelf-wear else fine. Book is bound in rich white vellum with silk endpapers, raised ribbed spine and gilt foil stamping. Custom silk-lined slipcase and satin pull ribbon, Rebound by JRR Bookworks.
NOTE: These are bound in natural vellum and will look old world. There will be facets, veins, and natural warping as is normal with the unique qualities of vellum which only adds to its appeal. This is the same kind of leather used by monks in the 1400s and will last many lifetimes.