Lewis-Gibson : Magical


<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaf from a collection of magical spells and recipes, copied in a 16th-century hand. One recipe aims to cause a woman to fall into a state of sexual desire. ‘Take your trousers and put them on over your head, so that you are naked. Say: “So-and-so son of So-and-so is doing this for So-and-so daughter of So-and-so, in order that she will dream that I sleep [with] her and she sleeps with me”.’</p>

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