The Rise of Magic In Early Medieval Europe. Valerie I. J. FLINT.

The Rise of Magic In Early Medieval Europe.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991. First US Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xii + 452 pp. Red cloth with gilt titling to black spine label; index, bibliography. An interesting study of attitudes to magic in early medieval Europe. The author argues that a number of leaders of the Christian Church at the time not only tolerated but even encouraged certain types of magical practice, and explores the reasoning why they did so. The faintest rubbing to spine ends and corners, top edge a bit darkened but still a lovely clean near-Fine copy in near-Fine mylar protected dust jacket. Item #66510
ISBN: 0691031657

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