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Magicians & Enchanters

4.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Like the other books in our Magical Beings series, this one is a compact introduction to complex and intriguing aspects of reality. Here, Elizabeth Ratisseau presents magicians from legend and story. Magicians cause change through their supernatural powers. They occur in all cultures, and apparently even in pre-historic cultures. Some famous magicians are Paracelsus, Merli
Hardcover, 56 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Laughing Elephant
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Jamie B.
Jan 22, 2016 Jamie B. rated it it was amazing
I received this book as a Christmas gift. I already owned Ratisseau's book on Mermaids, so I had high expectations for this book. I was not disappointed. The book is lovely.
The hardback is of good quality as are the pages. The pictures are gorgeous. There are quotes from various books, people, songs, etc. about those that practice the art of magic. Each quote has a corresponding picture. The quotes & illustrations refer to a wide variety of cultures and legends, including Greek, Arabian, Ger
May 01, 2016 Erika rated it really liked it
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A collection of artwork and quotes relating to magic and magicians from history and legend.

I love books like this as it allows me to own a variety of different artworks that I might not have experienced before and this book has a nice variety from different artists and periods. I also enjoyed the different quotes, out takes from stories and poems used to accompany the art, all touching on different aspects of magic and magic users in our culture.

My only complaint is that the artwork is only name
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