SEMITIC MAGIC: ITS ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT - R.C. THOMPSON, 2nd Ed, 1971 Occult
SEMITIC MAGIC: ITS ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT — R. Campbell Thompson — 2nd Edition — Magic, Witchcraft, Sorcery, Occult
Publisher: Ktav Publishing House Inc., New York (1971)
In near mint condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight with minimal wear. The pages are crisp and clean. 286 pp. This scholarly discussion of the ancient practice of sorcery and magic uses examples of conjuring spells and incantations. The Contents include: the evil eye, conjuring demons and spirits, talismans, amulets, exorcism, a ceremony for rebuilding a temple, and taboos on marriage and childbirth. All are kinds of magical practice culled from various Semitic peoples — the Hebrews, Mesopotamians, Arabs, Algerians, Moslems, Egyptians, Chaldeans and more.