Catalogue: Books Displaying Books number 5876;
Database Type: Books
Item ID Number: 5876;

Book Number 5876 
Title LES VRAIES ORACLES DES SIBYLLES ou le plèzant jeu du Dodechedron de Fortune, non moins récréatif qe subtil é einjénieù par Jean de Meum, è reuouvellé et chanjé de sa première édicion 1577. Augmanté par moi Vital-Chaussegros, Théophilozophila-Maria et Maître en les hautes Sciences Okultes, divines et sur-celestes.  
Date ce 3 mars 1677, c.1677 - c.1835,  
Place of Publication Paris:  
Volume Information  
Cover 19th-century calf, spine gilt  
Illustration With full color illustrations, bound engravings, hand-colored. 
Size quarto (228 x 159 mm). 
Condition Numbered inconsistently and about half written, n.p.  
Provenance (1.) Theophilus-Maria Vital-Chaussegros; Stanislas De Guaita. Manuscript ex-libris, dated 1893, his sale, “Stanislas de Guaita et sa bibliothèque occulte, lot 715. 
Pagination approx 500 pp.  
Reference see Provenance 
Translation Info  
Notes Extensively illustrated and decorated alchemical manuscript, being a partial, quasi-phonetic French translation of Jean de Meung's Le plaisant jeu du dodechedron de fortune, with additional material, ink-and-watercolor decoration, and engravings with added hand-coloring bound in. With additional Kabbalistic manuscript material, primarily translations of other sources bound-in. “Meung (John of). The true oracles of the Sibyls or the pleasent game of the Dodechedron of Fortune, no less entertaining than that subtle and ineffective by John of Meum, was renewed and chanted in his first edicion 1577. Increased by me Vital-Chaussegros, theophilozophila Maria, and Master in the higher Okult, divine and super-celestial sciences. In Paris, March 3, 1677. Manuscript, in-4, marbled calf imitating the old, back decorated, lace on the dishes and in the inter. (M. 3). 90 » “Very interesting manuscript in phonetic spelling composed in inks of various colors. This manuscript is, moreover, a true fabric of anachronisms: paper and writing seem to be of the last century; on the other hand, there are engravings (colored by hand), some of Tardieu the Elder, others of the Romantic period. On the title the Manuscript is dated: March 3, 1677. On page 198, the author, who calls himself "professor of Heavenly Divine Faith," says that he saw him again on May 9, at 3 o'clock. due minutes, 1833.” Direct quote from Ref. (1.)  
Price (US$) 13000  
Short Description Book Europe France; Book Manuscript General; Book Religious Judaism; Book Occult;  
If you have any questions about this item, please Click Here
Or e-mail us at

Copyright 2020 Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books. All rights reserved.
Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)