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history of magic including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites, and its mysteries by Eliphas LК№evi

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Published by Rider in London .
Written in English

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  • Magic.

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Edition Notes

StatementEliphas Lévi (Alphonse Louis Constant) ; translated, with a preface and notes, by Arthur Edward Waite.
ContributionsWaite, Arthur Edward, 1857-1942.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1612 .L4613 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3199157M
ISBN 100091500419
LC Control Number83102957

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