One of the most famous of all magical books. Mathers was a 19th century magician and head of the Order of the Golden Dawn. The ancient manuscripts that compose the book were found in the British Museum and are believed by some to be the words and instructions of King Solomon. Instructs how to summon and master spiritual powers, including how to obtain answers to problems from the spirit world. Explains how the choice of time and place, preparation procedures, incantations, fasting, robes, fumigations and various trappings play an integral part in magic. Also covers the planets, prayers and conjurations, invisibility, and more. Paperback , ISBN 1585090220 , 6 x 9 , 152 pp.