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NEW AND COMPLETE

ILLUSTRATION
OF THE

OCCULT SCIENCES:
OR THE

Art of foretelling future Events and Contingencies,


BY THE
ASPECTS, POSITIONS, and INFLUENCES, of the HEAVENLY BODIES.
FOUNDED ON
Natural Philosophy, Scripture, Reason, and the Mathematics.
IN FOUR PARTS.
PART I.
AN Enquiry into, and Defence of, Astrology; with an interesting Discourse on Natural
and Occult Philosophy -- in which the Wisdom and Omnipotence of God; the
intellectual Faculties of Angels Spirits, and Men; the Order, Harmony, Sympathy, and
wonderful Properties, of the Celestial and Terrestrial Worlds; the Signs, Influences,
and Effects, of the Heavenly Bodies upon all animal, vegetable, and mineral,
Subtances; the Number of the Spheres; the Method of erecting the Horoscope to cast
Nativities; and the Doctrine of Horary Questions; are clearly exemplified and
explained.
PART II.
EXAMPLES for acquiring a Practical Knowledge of Astrology, with Rules for
calculating, rectifying, and judging, Nativities; by which the Reader is enabled to
discover, with Precision and Accuracy, every material Incident of his future Life and

Fortune. Illustrated by a variety of new, entertaining, and curious, Questions, lately


resolved, upon every material Occurrence in public and private Life. With a
Collection of the most remarkabl Nativities tha have been cast for Kings, Princes, and
other eminent Men, by the most celebrated, Professors of this science, in all Ages of
the World; with astonishing Instances of their exact Completion.
PART III.
METEOROLOGICAL Astrology defined and explained: Wherein certain Rules are
laid down for prejudging the Revolutions, Vicissitudes, and Misfortunes, with which
every Part of the habitable World may be occasionally threatened. General Effects
produced by great Conjunctions, Eclipses, Transits, Comets, Blazing Stars, and other
extraordinary Phnomena; with the Art of calculating Eclipses, Tides, and Weather,
for any Number of Years to come. To which is added, a Collection of improved
TABLES, contrived to answer all the Purposes of Astronomical Calculations.
PART IV.
The Distinction between Astrology and the Diabolical Practice of Exorcism; in which
the Methods used for raising up and consulting Spirits are laid open, with various
instances of their Compacts with wicked Men. Account of Apparitions and Spirits;
including a general Display of the Mysteries of Witchcraft, Divination, Charms, and
Necromancy. Compiled from a series of intense Study and Application, and founded
on real Examples and Experience.
- ARGOL. ASTR. Lib. ii. c. 8.
The Sun, Moon, and Stars, hath God distributed unto all Nations under Heaven. They
declare the Glory of God, and shew forth his Handywork: Day and Night do
continually tell of them, and their Voice is heard in all Languages, and their Words
are gone into the Ends of the Earth. -- Deut. iv. 19. Psal. xix. 1-5.
By E. SIBLY, M.D. F.R.H.S.
Embellished with Curious COPPER-PLATES.
LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, AND SOLD BY CHAMPANTE AND WHITROW,
JEWRY-STREET, ALDGATE; AND AT THE BRITISH DIRECTORY-OFFICE,
AVE-MARIA LANE.