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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: 39

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: The Lapsed State of Man when contaminated by Lucifer, & under the Dominion of Sidereal & Elementary Influx (1 of 2)]

The Lapsed State of Man when contaminated by Lucifer, & under the Dominion of Sidereal & Elementary Influx (1 of 2)

“The third figure shews the internal action of the elementary and planetary influx after the fall, upon the vital parts of man, whence diseases and death follow in a direct and regular course. For, as action of the stars on man are agents, and the elements of which he is composed patients, the same as in the outward world; so we find, as they are situated [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Woodcut: Snake, Magic Wand, Leather Books (detail of portrait of Ebenezer Sibly).]

Woodcut: Snake, Magic Wand, Leather Books (detail of portrait of Ebenezer Sibly).

This vignette shows a snake climbing up a stick, perhaps a magic wand since this woodcut was in a book about astrology and magick; the wand rests againsts a pile of leather-bound books. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Signs and Planets]

The Signs and Planets

A TABLE exhibiting at one View the Natures Dignities, Triplicities & Affections of the Signs and Planets.

Opposite Vol I p. 107. [$]

[picture: Title Page, Sibly Astrology Book]

Title Page, Sibly Astrology Book

Maybe someone can transcribe it and mail the text to liam at holoweb dot net? [$]

[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...] [$]


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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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