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05-07-2013, 05:46 PM
Hey there,
Does anyone have any Picatrix book on PDF
This one seems interesting tho nowhere to find it, u know...
The Picatrix - the Goal of the Wise (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/listing/2694992673441?r=1&cm_mmca2=pla&cm_mmc=GooglePLA-_-Book_45Up-_-Q000000633-_-2694992673441)
This would serve for our Arcanum researches.

Thank you.

05-08-2013, 04:39 AM
This text is mostly about magic and amulets, only occasionally about alchemy. The same author, however, also wrote the "Sage's Step" (Rutbat al-Hakim), and that one is mostly devoted to alchemy. There is an unpublished manuscript English translation of this text in the Museum of the History of Science at Oxford. But good luck trying to convince them to make a photocopy, microfilm or scan of it for you. I tried many years ago. They are a pain in the neck to deal with. They kept insisting that it would be too much trouble since they say that they do not have reprographic equipment other than only a few photocopy machines, and that anyone interested in reading such documents should go to the Museum and request to read them in person (as if everyone lived just around the corner from them!)

05-08-2013, 07:16 AM
I bought a copy of Picatrix and got a free pdf of a slightly different version (grimiorz).