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[picture: Front Cover, Sibly Astrology Book]

A New and Complete Illustration of the Occult Sciences by Ebenezer Sibly [1751-1800], M.D. F.R.H.S., Embellished with Curious Copper-Plates, London, 1806.

Part of this text is online courtesy of Joseph H. Peterson, and a search for Ebenezer Sibly, A New and Complete Illustration of the Occult Sciences, Book 4 should find it; since he doesn’t allow any further reproduction, I have not linked to it directly.

Title: Astrology

Author: Sibly, Ebenezer

City: London

Date: 1806

Total items: 43

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Nativity of Christ [detail: crib scene]]

Nativity of Christ [detail: crib scene]

This engraved drawing of the Nativity, that is, of the birth of Jesus Christ, appears beneath the atrological star chart for Jesus. The nativity scene shows Mary and Joseph, with the new-born baby boy naked in Mary’s lap. Three “wise man” are offering gifts, one kneeling, one sitting and one prostrating himself. The famous star is shining a beam of light onto the boy. There is straw on the floor, and a barred window, but the wall is open, presumably as an artistic device, and [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Nativity Chart for Philip Melancthon]

Nativity Chart for Philip Melancthon

Melancthon taught philosophy at Wittenberg University in the 16th century; he was a contemporary of Martin Luther, and in fact taught him the Greek language. He was one of the leaders of the early Protestant movement. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gemini (the Twins)]

Gemini (the Twins)

Zodiac sign for Gemini taken from The Zodiac [$]

[picture: Libra (the scales)]

Libra (the scales)

Zodiac sign for Libra taken from The Zodiac [$]

[picture: Detail]

Detail

Part of the Edward Kelley engraving showing the magical circle in more detail. [$]


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A New and Complete Illustration of the Occult Sciences by Ebenezer Sibly [1751-1800], M.D. F.R.H.S., Embellished with Curious Copper-Plates, London, 1806.

Part of this text is online courtesy of Joseph H. Peterson, and a search for Ebenezer Sibly, A New and Complete Illustration of the Occult Sciences, Book 4 should find it; since he doesn’t allow any further reproduction, I have not linked to it directly.


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