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By Edward Bolme

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-Words of knowledge, philosophy, and social critique from the grasp himself a useful view of 16th-century society in New Europa
-Full annotation and statement from the best sorcerous minds of the nineteenth century
-A compendium of sorcerous devices
-Rules for the development of Magickal Engines

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