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The history of magic

Eliphas LГ©vi

The history of magic

by Eliphas LГ©vi

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Published by Weiser Books in Boston, MA, York Beach, ME .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementÉliphas Lévi ; translated by A.E. Waite ; foreword by Donald Weiser.
    ContributionsWaite, Arthur Edward, 1857-1942.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1589 .C76 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22720736M
    ISBN 100877289298

    History of Magic Book Bag (History of Magic Class) Welcome to Witch & Wizard Academy! You are in History of Magic Class. As part of your lesson, you will be making a sensible book bag to carry rather large and impressive lesson books. Of course you can also just use it for your i-pad/5(6).   “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” is the official book of a exhibition that was the result of a collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and some curators of the British Library.

    Magic books are our favorite thing about magic. We believe magic books are the best way to learn magic, for many reasons. Most of you which you'll know. When you have to read the text and imagine what is happening, it leads to you creating your own way of doing something, rather than just aping something on a video. The time invested in learning from a book will pay off in spades.   Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry – from Alchemy and Potions classes through to Herbology and Care of Magical /5().

    In this book, Lévi traces Western magic from its origins in the ancient world to the nineteenth-century occult revival. Chapters include: Hermetic Magic; Magic in India; Magic in Greece; Initiations and Ordeals; The Magic of Public Worship; Mysteries of Virginity; Magical Monuments, and many more.   Secrets of Magic in Modern Paganism Revealed ; Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, The Father of Modern Magic Who Stopped a Revolt with His Abilities ; In Medieval England, Magic Was A Service Industry ; The Wizard card. (OffbeatWorlds /CC BY-NC-ND ) Wizards are common characters that can be found in many varieties of : Dhwty.


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