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Title
A treatise of the wonderfull mystery of the divine power: The greatest of all secrets. Manifested thro' the divine wisdom in the light of eternal nature. / Written July 4th 1708 by Caleb Gilman.
Alternative Title
Tractatio brevis de mundo luminoso, or, A breif discovery of the wonderfull mystery of the divine magia: The greatest of all secrets. Manifested thro' the glass of divine wisdom, in the light of eternal nature.
Creator
Gilman, Caleb.
Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624.
Contributor
Crewe, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquis of, 1858-1945, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
1708
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript. Many edits, cancellations and additions throughout the text in green and black ink. Uncorrected title page reads: Tractatio brevis de mundo luminoso, or, A breif discovery of the wonderfull mystery of the divine magia : The greatest of all secrets. Manifested thro' the glass of divine wisdom, in the light of eternal nature. Written July 4th Anno Christi 1708 by Caleb Gilman.
Scope/Content: Manuscript volume dated 1708, concerning Christian mysticism and magic. The author appears to be strongly influenced by the works of Jakob B{uml}ohme.
Condition: Bound in modern half green morocco with marbled boards.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Bookplates (Provenance)
Extent
[34] p., bound ;22 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n16k73
MS.1950.012
Language
English
eng
Subject
Mysticism--England--Early works to 1800.
Occultism--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
England
Provenance
Armorial bookplate of Robert Crewe-Milnes, Marquis of Crewe on front paste-down endpaper.
Location
CLUW

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