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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: 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: Magical Circle, Seals and Characters]

Magical Circle, Seals and Characters

Text above the scanned part reads, Ingrav’d for Sibleys Astrology Noº59 [more...] [$]

[picture: Gemini (the Twins)]

Gemini (the Twins)

Zodiac sign for Gemini taken from The Zodiac [$]

[picture: The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac (second version).]

The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac (second version).

Pictures representing The twelve houses of the zodiac. These vintage images are made by scanning impressions of metal type made on paper in 1806; they are slightly different from the [...] [more...] [$]

[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...] [$]


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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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