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A Most Rare Compendium: An 18th-Century Guide to Magical Treasure Hunting?

We do not know who owned the manuscript before 1928, when A Most Rare Compendium was sold to the Wellcome Library by the Viennese antiquarian bookseller V. A. Heck for 1,200 Swiss francs (48 pounds sterling). Heck’s sales announcement describes it as an “exceedingly curious” and “artfully... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-31 08:48:15 UTC ]
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