Hot off the presses, the new modern translation of Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy Book One is available on Amazon!!! It's $25 so you get free Super Saver shipping!
If you haven't already got a copy, definitely time to add it to your reading list. Three Books of Occult Philosophy is in the top 5 of Renaissance magic books, in fact it's a real tossup between Picatrix and TBOP for #1. Don't make me choose!
What's so amazing about Three Books of Occult Philosophy? Agrippa lays it all out, the whole basis of magic, of astrology, in fact how the whole Cosmos is arranged. Follow Agrippa and you will be a mage.
Three Books of Occult Philosophy was originally written in Latin and needs to be translated. But why would you want to work from an inferior translation? The JF translation is what everybody, Tyson & Llewellyn included, uses. But JF makes mistakes, JF doesn't know astrology very well, it was ok, if that was all we had to work from.
Now, we can work from a top notch modern translation done from the Latin critical edition which compared all extant Latin versions of Three Books of Occult Philosophy to create the definitive text. Eric Purdue took the Latin critical edition and translated Book One into English, carefully annotating and sourcing each reference. There are over 1,000 footnotes!
Very cool, very useful to have this available to us and now through Amazon! Folks, I have to admit I use Amazon constantly. Where else can you get any book in print easily. Please feel free to order through Amazon, they do take a chunk of profit, but they make it very easy for authors and publishers by taking care of ordering and shipping.
Here's the Amazon link again
And if you do want to order directly from us you can do it here