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The Fetish of the

Grimoire Tradition

Bael from Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire infernal (1862)

Talismanic magic, traditional craft and transmitted knowledge of the esoteric book

Historic Grimoires

  • The Emerald Tablet of Hermes
  • The Lemegeton, The Lesser Key of Solomon
    Theurgia Goetia, Book II of the Lemegeton [PDF]
    Ars Paulina, Book III of the Lemegeton [PDF]
    Ars Almadel, Book IV of the Lemegeton [PDF]
    Ars Nova, Book V of the Lemegeton [PDF]
  • The Grimoire of Pope Honorius
    "The Magician" translated from French of Levi and Latin of Honorius; Aleister Crowley
  • The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage (PDF:Book 1,Book 2,Book 3) trans. by S.L.MacGregor Mathers


Late Modern Period


Modern Works


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External References


  • Grimoire Encyclopædia "is a collection of linked pieces of information about grimoires, focusing (with some distraction), on early modern Western European texts from the Christian tradition. The goal is to look at the connections and relationships within the metadata and subject matter of these grimoires, and attempt to collect factual information about their provenance and historical context."


  • The Study of Solomonic Magic in English by Don Karr [PDF]