HISTORY OF MAGIC - Seligmann - 1st Ed, 1948 - MAGIC WITCHCRAFT DEMONS OCCULT
Title:THE HISTORY OF MAGIC
Author: Kurt Seligmann
Publisher: Pantheon Books
City: New York Year: 1948 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 504 Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1948 of Seligmann's THE HISTORY OF MAGIC. A classic, beautifully illustrated work in which "the renowned surrealist painter recounts the whole fascinating story of magical ideas and manifestations in the Western world and reveals the aesthetic value and influence of magic on man's creative imagination" [dust jacket]. With 250 illustrations. Overall in Very Good condition: binding is tight and solid; no interior writing or marking; does not appear to have been read. Dust jacket is in good condition, with minor wear to the extremities.