The column described the lore of various spellbooks found in the Realms, and included both new and old spells. Several of the featured spellbooks were republished in the AD&D 2nd edition sourcebook Pages from the Mages in 1995.
|Dragon #62||Pages from the Mages: A quartet of long-lost magical manuals||4 sample magic-users spell books from Elminster the Sage's records (pre-Forgotten Realms) for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #69||More Pages from the Mages: The latest words of wisdom from Elminster the Sage||4 more magical tomes (and spells) from the Forgotten Realms for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #92||Pages from the Mages III: Four more magic books, courtesy of Elminster||Elminster describes four magical tomes and the nine unique spells (and one unique monster) to be found within.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #97||Pages from the Mages IV||More magical books from Elminster's memory for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #100||Pages from the Mages V: From Elminster, to Ed, to you — more lore||New spellbooks and spells, including Sabirine's Specular, Glanvyl's Workbook, The Red Book of War, and the Alcaister.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #164||Pages From the Mages, Part VI: in which Elminster reinvents the flying boat.||More famous Realms spell books.||[citation template]|
|Dragon #181||Pages from the Mages||Why you don't want to be hit by a blackstaff spell, and more. Another visit from you-know-who with four more you-know-what.||[citation template]|
- Book of Shangalar the Black
- The Glandar's Grimoire
- The Tome of the Wyvernwater Circle
- The Hand of Helm
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