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The History of Magic,: Including a Clear and Precise Exposition of Its Procedure, Its Rites and Its Mysteries,

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The History of Magic: Including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites and its mysteries. Translated, with preface and notes by A. E. Waite. Original illustrations. Revised and extended index by Aziloth Books. - Lévi, Éliphas, and Waite, Arthur Edward (Translated by)
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Born Alphonse Louis Constant, French magician Eliphas Levi (1810-75) wrote prolifically on the occult sciences. His Histoire de la magie was first published in 1860. In it, Levi recounts the history of the occult in Western thought, encompassing its biblical, Zoroastrian and ancient Greek origins, various magical practices of the medieval and early modern periods - including hermeticism, alchemy and necromancy - and the role of magic in the French Revolution. The last section of the book describes nineteenth-century magical ...

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The History of Magic: Including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites and its mysteries. Translated, with preface and notes by A. E. Waite. Original illustrations. Revised and extended index by Aziloth Books. 2020, Aziloth Books

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