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Arpe, P. F. De prodgiosis naturae et artis operibus talismans et amuleta.. Hamburg: Liebezeit, 1717

Gaferel, Jacques Curiositez Inouyes 1629

l’Heureux, Jean Disquisitio antiquarian de gemmis Basilidianis Anvers: Chifflet, 1657

Kircher, Athanasius Arithmologia Rome: Varesii, 1665

Contains references to amulets

Menestrier, Claude-François La Philosophie des Images Enigmatiques [254-281] Lyons: Baritel,1694

Reichelti, Julius De Amuletis Strassbourg: Wechtler, 1676

Provides an argument against the magical properties of amulets