the whole illustrated with a great variety of curious engravings, magical and cabalistical figures, &c.: Barrett, Francis, F.R.C., Prof. of Chemistry: Free Download. Magus has ratings and 12 reviews. The Magus, first published in , is a concise compendium on the Western magical tradition, and one of the primar. BY FRANCIS BARRETT, F.R.C.. Professor of Chemistry expence, the Author undertook to compose THE MAGUS, presuming that his labours herein will meet .

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Of course now that has completely changed and its sources are readily available. Caesar rated it really liked it Dec 30, Areas explored include Natural Magic, The Magusfirst published inis a concise compendium on the Western magical tradition, and one of the primary sources for the study of ceremonial magic.

Jul 26, Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing. Madeleine rated it really liked it Dec 28, Apparently stabbing a horse with an iron nail or sword or whatever will bind nearby witches. To ask other readers questions about Magusplease sign up. David Crawford rated it really liked it Apr 29, This article is about a book on the occult.

Punchcardliquidsystems rated it it was ok Dec 19, Return to Book Page. Aug 19, John Wight added it Shelves: For other uses, see The Magus disambiguation.

It contains a picture of a medallion that Joseph Smith had on him when he died. Want to Read saving…. This book is hard to read rfancis definately not for everyone.


The Magus, or Celestial Intelligencer is a handbook of the occult and ceremonial magic compiled by occultist Francis Barrett published in Aug 05, Erik Akre rated it it was ok Recommends it for: It is part manual, part overview for the Victorian occultist and covers various topics such as “Natural Magic,” “Alchymy,” “Cabalistic Magic,” and “Magnetism.

This book remains much sought maggus by modern readers for the important source material it provides, and it continues to be drawn on heavily for information on many areas of occult philosophy.

It is This book is a good read for someone who is a complete beginner, but not mafus at all for someone who has already a lot of occult related knowledge. I read this book because I read on the internet that Joseph Smith’s family owned a copy of this book.

Nov 27, Bob Schweiger rated it it was amazing. Paul rated it really liked it Sep 26, I use it as a key chain. For the novel by John Fowles, see The Magus novel. It doesn’t hold up against the advances in science since the book was written. A Complete System of Occult Philosophy 3.

Anyway the book is about Christian folk magic. Open Preview See a Problem?

Magus: A Complete System of Occult Philosophy

Aug 18, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: Works in applications ranging from bears to cornfields. What on Earth did he study in order to glean all of this bizarre knowledge? Mike rated it it was ok Aug 18, This is a 19th century text drawing from various sources including, and perhaps primarily, but not only Agrippa’s Three Books of Franvis Philosophy. Dragon Born rated it it was amazing Mar 22, By mavus this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Jan 26, Heka rated it liked it. Is a hodgepodge of material.

Lord Kai rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Lists with This Book. It facilitated the modern revival of magic by making information from otherwise rare books more readily available. I feel I must write a superficial review here as two of the three present say nothing about the book itself. Even farther afield, some have speculated on long jagus of barrrett from various religious texts, through Masonryto Joseph Smithfounder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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For quaint interest or a kind of morbid fascination, this book will deliver. Barrett Dylan Brown, Phd rated it liked it Jan 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Retrieved from ” https: In The Magus Barrett altered the “roster of devils” and Satan now became a prince of deluders serving conjurers and witches. It contains many chapters on many different subjects, but it explains nothing in magu. A great compendium of occult philosophy, going over topics such as natural magic, talismanic magic, alchemy, evokation, etc.