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A poor and flawed edition of a valuable text
on 22 February 2005
The Lesser Key, and the goetica in particular is a very valuable magical text for the occult student or initiate alike. Other reviews outline the contents of the text well enough that I need not go into them.
This is a somewhat inferior edition however, with several notable flaws and innaccuracies. Seek out if you can, Joseph H. Peterson's "The Lesser Key of Solomon: Detailing the Ceremonial Art of Commanding Spirits Both Good and Evil" as it is a much more accurate and concise study of the text.
In it the flawed symbols of this edition are corrected shown alongside their flawed counterparts and the FULL text (parts I - V) of the Lemegeton Clavicula Salomonis is given.
The edition reviewed here will serve the interests of the merely curious, but I recommend Peterson's edition to the serious practical occultist.