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Magic : a beginner's guide

Author: Robert Ralley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oneworld, 2010.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of magic and its various influences and incarnations, from religion to science, the occult, illusion, and entertainment since prehistory, examining the appeal of the practice and how it is perceived by society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ralley
ISBN: 9781851687138 1851687130
OCLC Number: 436342292
Description: xvi, 176 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Robert Ralley.

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The mysterious art of magic has been a source of wonderment since before the time of Christ. This book takes us into this magical underworld to reveal the astounding stories of some of the world's  Read more...

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