The great magicians, alchemists, and other masters of high magic may no longer be among us, but their wisdom remains intact in often-obscure documents for careful researchers like Francis Melville to uncover and gather. In this new Vintage Edition of The Secrets of High Magic, Melville enlightens his readers with the fruits of his investigations. High magic encompasses many doctrines and techniques, including the conjuring of spirits and nonhuman entities, ritual divination, the making and consecration of talismans, and exploration of other universes. This book is a practical guide to a wide array of occult traditions. Readers learn how to make a magic alter, read tarot cards, discover the secrets of alchemy, learn divination methods of geomancy and I-Ching, and much more. This favorite Barron's inspirational volume has been updated, given a handsome new cover, and set in an attractive new Vintage Edition format. The text is enhanced with attractive color illustrations.