Books by Joseph H. Peterson

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           Mysteriorum Libri Quinque: Dr. John Dee's Five Books of Mysteries (Ankh Editions) Hardcover – August 5, 2024



Grimorium Verum. 192 pages.(September 2023)

Paperback. ISBN: 979-8859830152;

Hardcover.. ISBN: 9781312140189. Here are some photos

All new translation. Includes complete French text, and seven appendices.

Corrections to first edition.


           Liber Trium Animarum — The Book of Three Souls, With Text, Translation, and Commentary by Joseph Peterson; Original Sourcebook of Medieval Magic.

81 pages. ISBN: 979-8842879533 (paperback); (October 11, 2022)

ISBN: 979-8843859459 (hardcover); (October 26, 2022)
           Elucidation of Necromancy — Lucidarium Artis Nigromantice, attributed to Peter of Abano: Including a new translation of his Heptameron or Elements of Magic.

312 pages. ISBN: 978-0-89254-199-7 (hardback); (December 21, 2021)

Includes complete Latin text and English translation.

Corrections to first impression

Jacques Viéville Tarot

Reproduction of deck dated 1650

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           The Secrets of Solomon -- A Witch's Handbook from the trial records of the Venetian Inquisition.

Hardbound and Paperback. 254 pages. ISBN: 978-1-387-83949-0 (hardback); 978-1720387053 (paperback); (June 2018)

Never before published sourcework. Includes complete Latin text and English translation.

Corrections found since publication.

           True Black Magic (La véritable magie noire)

Paperback. 224 pages. ISBN: 978-1542698337; (February 2017)

All new translation. Includes complete French text.

Noblet Tarot reproduction Noblet tarot reproduction
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Restoration of the oldest Tarot de Marseille deck; 79 cards:

  • Reproduction of the 73 original surviving cards
  • Missing 6-10 of swords carefully reconstructed
  • Supplemental bateleur card with optional correction (wand restored)

The Sworn Book of Honorius -- Liber Iuratus Honorii

Hardcover - 240 pages
Publisher: Ibis Press (April, 2016)



The Book of Oberon: A Sourcebook of Elizabethan Magic

Hardcover - 480 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (April 8, 2015)

Corrections to printed edition


The Clavis or Key to the Magic of Solomon: From an Original Talismanic Grimoire in Full Color by Ebenezer Sibley and Frederick Hockley

Hardcover - 456 pages
Publisher: Ibis Press (December 1, 2009)


Arbatel: Concerning the Magic of the Ancients

Original Sourcebook of Angel Magic. Newly translated from the original Latin, edited & annotated by Joseph Peterson.

Paperback - 128 pages
Publisher: Ibis Press (July 2009)


Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses

Hardcover - 320 pages
Publisher: Ibis Press (February 2008)


           John Dee's Five Books of Mystery (

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser; ISBN: 1578631785; (January 2003)


           The Lesser Key of Solomon (Lemegeton)

Includes corrections, critical apparatus, new expanded introduction, appendices, index, and examples of drawings (including notae) from other manuscripts and printed sources. The publisher, Red Wheel/Weiser, did a fantastic job on this edition, with high quality embossed binding and alkaline paper.

Hardcover - 320 pages (July 17, 2001); ISBN: 157863220X


Other books (as contributor)

Mathers The Key of Solomon the King: Clavicula Salomonis (Foreword and artwork)
Hohman; Harms (Editor)Long Lost Friend (Foreword)
Fisher and Bailey Anthology of Living Religions (3rd Edition), 2011.
Harcourt, Inc.Document-Based Questions (World History/Ancient Civilizations): ISBN 0-15-347265-0 (Harcourt School Publishers, 2006)
James Fieser & John Powers Scriptures of the World's Religions: ISBN 0-07-020978-2 (McGraw Hill, 1998)