The Book of Forbidden Knowledge (Grimoire)

The Book of Forbidden Knowledge was published in sometime after 1951 in the United States as part of a novelty series, along with books on, among other sundry topics, jokes, poker strategy, and Jui Jitsu.

It contains a list of superstitions, auspicious days, spells, talismans, omens, and folk remedies. The section titled "Secrets of Black Magic Revealed" is a list of spells copied verbatim from the 1725 grimoire The Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus.

This grimoire excerpts the grimoire Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus

Timeline of related events

1700

1725

Publication of Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus (this grimoire excerpts Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus)

1800

1869

English-language translation of Egyptian Secrets (this grimoire excerpts Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus)

1900