Good in good dust jacket. Rubbing and light edge wear on jacket and boards. Previous owner's info and ex libris sticker inside front cover. No markings noted in text. Toning to pages. Musty odor. Tulsa's best used bookstore. Located on South Mingo Road since 1991. No-hassle return policy if not completely satisfied.
Very Good. No Jacket in Wraps. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Two volumes in one book. 1st edition, 4th printing. Red boards are lightly rubbed and have some sun fading on the back and the spine. There is also a tiny puncture mark on the back. The interior is clean and the binding is tight.
2 volumes, [xxxii], 324, + -621 pgs., amateurishly rebound in mock leather with home made adhesive hand-lettered labels to spines, stains or discoloration to early pages & front paste down of vol. 2, WORKING SET ONLY,
Acceptable. 1972 Hardcover [1st American ed. ] illus. Text in English; French. 2 v. (xxviii, 621 p. ) Vol. 2: General editor: Ross Nichols.; Translation of Histoire de la magie, du monde surnaturel, et de la fatalitGe ßa travers le temps et les peuples.; "Books for reference": p. -621. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Good w/ Cocked Spine in Good jacket. Hardcover Textblock, lightly tanned, is unmarked. With Diagrams and Tables. Textblock top is dust-soiled. Binding is tight. Red boards has a few black smudges. Dust jacket is not price--clipped. Black jacket with purple trim has some shelf wear in the usual places.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Red cloth with black lettering to spine. Small, light stain on the page facing the title page. The dust jacket, designed by Lawrence Katzkin, has some edge wear and rubbing, especially to the rear panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. From the subtitle on the dust jacket: The great classic of occultism in a modern English translation, with supplementary articles and notes by modern authorities. Originally published in 1870, "The History and Practice of Magic" was accepted as the standard work in France. An exhaustive survey of all ages and most cultures, including India, Persia, Egypt, classical Greece and Rome, Druidic Britain, and Christian Europe. Among the hundreds of topics discussed are divination, spells, sorcery, the mysteries of the Pyramids, pacts with the devil, fairies, oracles, voodoo, werewolves, astrology, and psychic research. Fully illustrated with arcane diagrams and symbols. 621 pages, including a section at the back of the book titled "Books for Reference." Newly translated from the French with additional material by modern authorities. Translated by James Kirkup and Julian Shaw. Supplementary articles by Mir Bashir, Margery Lawrence, and Julian Shaw. Emendations and Notes by Charles R. Cammell, Lewis Spence, Gerald Yorke, and Edward Whybrow.
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