the infernal monarchy. . less, According to the infernal hierarchy, in submission to king. Amoumon. the English Tradition; he appeared as a serpent, having “a. File:Jacques Collin de Plancy – Dictionnaire From Wikimedia Commons, the .:s:fr:Dictionnaire infernal/6e éd., Wikisource. Start this Book. . each entry in the book and thus partially compensate for the fact that this edition never had an English translation.

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. English: Demon ‘Andras’ in Dictionnaire Infernal . 1863. J.A.S. Collin de Plancy Andras(demon)

This book has so much of a history and oddities associated with it that you could almost write a book about it. Pope Leo X proclaimed those engaged in divination and other superstitious practices as infamy.

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Sixth edition, printed by Henry Plon in is the most coveted edition of Dictionnaire Infernal because it is the only edition that contains the famous illustrations.

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By the end of he was an enthusiastic Roman Catholicto the consternation of his former admirers. He wanted the truth out of the source, instead of relying on the unalterable Church, he was dazzled by the light of a proud philosophy without authority, whose teachings have misled frivolous minds for a very long time.


The first oddity of this book is a rather unique value system of its editions. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. The title page clearly states it: This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Many but not all of these images were later used engljsh S.

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Gallica older Internet Archive identifier. Gallica older Internet Archive identifier: This causes a situation that is very weird in the book world. Please help improve this article by checking for citation inaccuracies. French engraver, lithographer and painter.

Still, this PFD is definitely a must for all aficionados of occult infernzl illustrations.

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This influence is most clearly seen in the sixth and final edition of the book, which is decorated with many engravings and seeks to affirm the existence of the demons. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Many articles written in the Dictionnaire Infernal illustrate the author’s vacillation between rationalismfaithand willingness to believe without evidence.

Taking a 2 inch picture and making it look good when it is magnified 2 — 3 times is an achievement but this is as far as it can be reasonably stretched. If you look at the detail comparison below, you will see that the scan is not a top-of-the-line production. Materials that are generally, with few exceptions, indigestible clusters of extravagant ideas, incomplete compilations, interminable discussions, and disordered or bad books in every sense of the word.


I believe this is a story behind the different signatures on the illustrations in this book. Before now, the reader who wanted to navigate this mysterious maze of distorted, misleading beliefs, was required to seek out and collect many rare books with little subject matter, spend years and large sums of money researching and risking his faith on many occasions.

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Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Finally, spiritualism, talking tables and the progress of magnetism are located in these pages. Breton according to the documents of the most curious demonographer, Wierus. Jacques Collin de Plancy – Dictionnaire infernalT2. To cite only a few testimonials, Augustine says that superstitions are the reproach of mankind.


Englishh are all under 2 inches in size. If you just think logically about it after looking at these illustrations — there is no way that one man would have done them all in any reasonable time. This book provides weapons to friends of the truth, to confound the disappointments that the spirits offer who think they are superior because they do not feel their own weakness.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

If a group can create and prove their deformities, superstitions and errors will always corrupt or betray an obscurred foundation of truth.