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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: Full-page border with tiny vintage laurel leaves and hand-drawn box]

Full-page border with tiny vintage laurel leaves and hand-drawn box

This full-page border comes from an engraving, so it’s slightly irregular, but only slightly, almost hand-drawn in effect. It’s made from a thin straight line around the page and, inside it, repeating pairs of leaves, probably laurel leaves, with a small circle at the top middle. I coloured the outer straight border brown and made the outlines of [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 21.---Armillary Sphere]

21.—Armillary Sphere

“I have subjoined a plate of the Armillary Sphere, which is an artificial contrivance, representing the several circles proper to the theory of the mundane world, put togeher in their natural order, to ease and assist the imagination in conceiving the constitution of the spheres, and the various phenomena of the celestial bodies. For this purpose the Earth is placed at the center, pierced by a line supposed to be its axis, the upper point of which is fixed in [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Virgo (the Virgin, or young woman, or youth)]

Virgo (the Virgin, or young woman, or youth)

Zodiac sign for Virgo taken from The Zodiac [$]

[picture: Aries (the Ram, or Sheep)]

Aries (the Ram, or Sheep)

Zodiac sign for Aries taken from The Zodiac [$]

[picture: Nativity Chart for Erasmus]

Nativity Chart for Erasmus

NASC-Erasmus. Born Oct. 27 16H.30m.P.M. 1467. From Origanus. [more...] [$]


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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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