Chaldean Magic: Its Origin And Development. Francois LENORMANT.

Chaldean Magic: Its Origin And Development.

Largs, Scotland: The Banton Press, 1990. Reprint. Softcover. Octavo. xii + 414pp. + xxiv, index and adverts. Pink paper covers, lettered in black. A cheaply produced facsimile reprint edition. Translated from the French with Considerable Additions by the Author and Notes by the Editor. Publisher's comments: "A scholarly exposition of the magical practices, religious systems, and mythology of the Chaldeans of ancient Assyria.' Originally published in 1878, the work draws largely from a tablet from the library of the Royal Palace at Nineveh which contains numerous formulas of 'deprecatory incantations against evil spirits, the effects of sorcery, disease .... etc. " Chapters on Chaldean Demonology and Sorcery, A Comparison of Egyptian and Chaldean Magic, etc." An excellent reference or study copy. Covers lightly rubbed and unevenly darkened, Watkins book shop label inside front cover - else a tight, unmarked VG+ copy. Item #66403
ISBN: 185652034x


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