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    [Featured Lot] [Hagen, Johann Martin, attrib.] [Hundert Acht und Dreissig Gantz Neu-entdeckte GeheimnŸsse Oder Sonderbare bissher unbekannte und noch nie an das Tages-Licht gegebene Secrete, Von allerhand Magischen, Spagyrischen, Sympathetischen und Antipathetischen Kunst-StŸcken, derer eines allein den Collectorem Šffters 12. 20. auch 30. Reichsthaler gekostet: Anjetzo nach dessen Ableiben dem Publico zum Besten im Druck gegeben.] [Frankfurt am Main & Leipzig:] [Johann Martin Hagen,] [1722.] 8vo. [Lacks ¹2, ]A-G8,H4,I6. [T.p. in pen facsimile with incorrect date],[2],132pp. Nineteenth-century morocco, banded spine, 5 leaves of alchemical notes in an old German hand at the rear. Manuscript t.p. in red and black. This is a rare edition of this compilation of magic, alchemy, medicine, and related subjects. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $750

    More Information: This is the earliest appearance of this book with 132 pages. Our collation matches the OCLC description of a copy in the Niedersachsische Staats-Und Univ. Library with the date of 1722 and the ascription of authorship to the publisher. The 1729 edition (which our title page calls this has168pp; the 1725, 163pp; the 1737, 180pp       Bruning 3818. OCLC: 46288049. Blake/NLM 38 & 225 (later eds.)

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