The Magical Arts: A Short History

C. A. Burland

Published by Arthur Barker Limited, 1966
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Early edition hardcover with dust jacket; black boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The spine ends and corners are bumped and rubbed with the two bottom boards showing some shelfwear. There is partial fading of the top red page edges. The 196 pages are clean and unmarked and have 32 pages of photographs . The mylar-protected gold dust jacket has a red drawing on the front cover with red and black lettering on the cover and spine. There is chipping at the spine ends and corners. There is one closed tear in the upper right corner of the front cover and an open tear in the lower right corner of the front cover measuring about 1/2". The price is still listed on the lower front flap. U.K.). There has been a fascination with magic since the beginning of mankind. It's important influence in the development of many civilizations is discussed in this book. Some of the topics include The Occult, Shamans, Witchcraft, Black Magic, Gypsy Fortune-tellers, Wizards, Fairies, Seers and Olympian Deities. A well-preserved copy of an intriguing book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Magical Arts: A Short History
Publisher: Arthur Barker Limited
Publication Date: 1966
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good

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Book Description London, Arthur Barker Limited, [1966]., 1966. VIII, 196 p., with 57 illus. on plates, 8°, O-Coth with Jacket From the contents: The divine madness; Inner meanings of the law; Seers and wizards; The village magics; Gipsies and philosophers; Visionaries and ecstatics; Popular magic today. - With index. - Jacket chipped and with little faults; else good. Seller Inventory # 2626

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Book Description Arthur Barker, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. (Ref. DD7) Black cloth boards with gilt titles. Very good condition inside and out. DJ has short tear to top edge and a little creased to head and heel else also Very Good. Contains chapers on The divine madness; Inner meanings of the law; Seers and wizards; The village magics; Gipsies and philosophers; Visionaries and ecstatics; Popular magic today. Seller Inventory # 005255

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Book Description Horizon Press, New York, NY, 1966. Hardcover. Condition: F. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 1st Edition. First American Edition. Fine condition, in a Very Good protected DJ. DJ has line indentation on rear, but complete. Cover is bright and clean. Titles on spine are fresh and complete. Inside covers are clean with no inscriptions, signatures, or bookplate. Lable of former bookseller. Binding is solid without splits. Interior is clean, crisp, bright, square, and without notations, underlining, highlighting, or other marks. Odor-free. NOT X-Lib. NO remainder marks. All my books have multiple photos. Sometimes it takes 24-48 hours for them to appear with listing. Check back. Email for list of Bibliographies sited, more photos of the book or further condition details. . Plates: 57 in B&W. Acknowledgments. Conclusions.Index: General. Professor A.C. Burland worked in the Ethnography department of the British Museum. Here, he traces the main course of magic to the prenent day. While acknowledging modern interpretations of magical occurrences, he still believes that many of the results are unexplained and unexplainable by our existing science. Easy and engrossing read. Seller Inventory # 1575

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