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Author Guiley, Rosemary.

Title The encyclopedia of magic and alchemy / Rosemary Ellen Guiley ; foreword by Donald Michael Kraig.

Publication Info. New York : Facts On File, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Reference Material  RE133.43 G945    In-Library Use Only
Description xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-354) and index.
Summary This resource traces the history of Western magic and alchemy, from their origins in ancient Egypt to the 20th century. It emphasizes rituals, materials, literature, practitioners , and the presence of magic as an undercurrent in everyday life.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Entries A to Z.
Subject Magic -- Encyclopedias.
Alchemy -- Encyclopedias.
ISBN 0816060487 hardcover alkaline paper
0816060495 paperback alkaline paper
9780816060498 paperback alkaline paper
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