A General Theory of Magic. Marcel MAUSS, Robert Brain, D F. Pocock.

A General Theory of Magic.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. First English language edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (ii), 148pp. Brown cloth with gilt titling to spine, index. Mauss' classic study of magic in primitive societies and its survival today in our thoughts and social actions. Very light signs of shelf wear, small inch long dark mark to cloth on upper board (probably a binding flaw), top edge a little darkened and flecked. Otherwise, a tight and bright Near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly rubbed and edges creased, not clipped but with a bookshop price sticker on inner flap. Now protected in mylar cover.). Item #66515
ISBN: 0710073380