The Key of Solomon
the King

S Liddell Mac Gregor Mathers

Our edition of The Key of Solomon The King has been reformatted by repositioning the imagery and creating two indexes of figures – for those that are repositioned and for Mathers’ original plates – for the improved ease of use by scholar and practitioner alike.

Available in the following editions:

Paperback Edition; Gloss laminate cover – To follow

Hardback Edition: a black case binding with copper foil blocking to the front and spine, hunter green endpapers, with green and black head and tail bands.

Special Edition; a green faux leather case binding of 80 copies with gold foil blocking to cover & spine, 90gsm cream paper stock, black end papers, with black head and tail bands. SOLD OUT

Black Edition: a limited edition of 125 hand-numbered examples, bound in beautifully grained black recycled leather fibers, with black foil blocking to the front and spine, red end papers, with red head and tail bands. 90gsm white paper stock.

Size; All editions are 248mm x 171mm.

Pagination;  180 pages.

Index of Figures
Introduction to This Edition
Preliminary Discourse
Introduction from Add. MSS. 10862 
Introduction from Lansdowne MSS. 1203 
Tables of Planetary Hours etc. 
Note by Editor 


Concerning the Divine Love Which Ought to Precede the Acquisition of This Knowledge
Of the Days, and Hours, and of the Virtues of the Planets 
Concerning the Arts 
~The Construction of the Circle 
The Confession to be Made by the Exorcist 
Prayers and Conjurations 
Stronger and More Potent Conjuration 
An Extremely Powerful Conjuration 
Concerning the Medals or Pentacles and the Manner of Constructing Them 
Of the Experiment Concerning Things Stolen and How It Should Be Performed 
Of the Experiment of Invisibility and How it Should be Performed
To Hinder a Sportsman from Killing any Game
How to Make the Magic Garters
How to Make the Magic Carpet Proper for Interrogating the Intelligences
How to Render Thyself Master of a Treasure Possessed by the Spirits
Of the Experiment of Seeking Favour and Love
How Operations of Mockery, Invisibility, and Deceit Should be Prepared
How Extraordinary Experiments and Operations Should be Prepared
Concerning the Holy Pentacles or Medals
The Order of the Holy Pentacles


Prefatory Note
At What Hour… …We Should Bring the Exercise of the Art to Perfection
In What Manner the Master of the Art Should Keep, Rule and Govern Himself
How the Companions or Disciples of the Master of the Art Ought to Regulate & Govern Themselves
Concerning the Fasting, Care, and Things to Be Observed
Concerning the Baths, and How They Are to Be Arranged
Of the Garments and Shoes of the Art
Of Places Wherein We May Conveniently Execute the Experiments & Operations of the Art
Of the Knife, Sword, Sickle, Poniard, Dagger, Lance, Wand, Staff, & Other Instruments…
Of the Formation of the Circle
Concerning Incense, Suffumigations, Perfumes, Odours, & Similar Things…
Of the Water, and of the Hyssop
Of the Light, and of the Fire
Concerning the Precepts of the Art
Of the Pen, Ink, and Colours
Of the Pen of the Swallow and the Crow
Of the Blood of the Bat, Pigeon, and Other Animals
Of Virgin Parchment, or Virgin Paper, and How It Should Be Prepared
Of Wax and Virgin Earth
Concerning the Needle and Other Iron Instruments
Concerning the Silken Cloth
Concerning Characters, and the Consecration of the Magical Book
Concerning Sacrifices to the Spirits, and How They Should Be Made
Ancient Fragment of the Key of Solomon
The Mystical Alphabets
The Original Plates (Index)
The Original Plates

Paperback Edition

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Standard Hardback Edition

Please note: this edition is now sold out, but we will shortly have stock available of the new Dust Jacketed Hardback edition of this book. We are introducing these editions as a replacement for our foil blocked Standard Hardbacks. We will be continuing with our Special Limited Edition books for future releases.

Black Edition

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Special Edition

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