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Witches and Magic-Makers

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Stunning full-color photographs of magical implements and tools, costumes and magic-makers in action provide and unparalleled look into the rich legacy of complex and mysterious practices that have existed in the world, and which, in some regions, are still very much alive today.
Discover the world of magic and the history, mysteries and beliefs of magic-makers around the w...more
Hardcover, Eyewitness, 60 pages
Published 1997 by Dorling Kindersley UK, Stoddart Canada
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An Odd1
Fantastic photos from dug-up artifacts to busy modern markets. Americas, Africa, Asia, world history of magickers and their stuff. Not Houdini and illusions. Makes Pratchett's Snuff more believable.
I've always been interested in the Salem Witch Trials and lately I've been fascinated by real witchcraft and wicca. I'm a fan of the Eyewitness series (the Titanic Eyewitness book is excellent) and when I saw this at the library I nabbed it right away. This book offered a lot of interesting facts on the history of witchcraft and modern magic. I especially enjoyed the sections on historical witch-hunts, the Salem Witch Trials, and magical objects. I didn't give it five stars just because the last...more
As always, a great little, information filled joy ride.
DK Eyewitness books rule!
Aminah G
loved learning about magical practices from all over the world.
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