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The history of magic and the occult

by Seligmann, Kurt

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Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic -- History.,
  • Occultism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]-333) and index.

    StatementKurt Seligmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1589 .S4 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL969270M
    ISBN 100517150328
    LC Control Number96005827

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