The Black Arts. Richard CAVENDISH.

The Black Arts.

New York, NY: Perigree [ Berkeley Publishing ], 1983. Reprint. Softcover. Octavo. 374pp, b&w illustrations, tables, endnotes, biblio and suggested reading, index. A paperback edition of this popular overview of the subject, that presents in detail the practice, theory and underlying rationale of Black Magic - in a dispassionate and serious fashion. A publisher calls it "An absorbing account of witchcraft, demonology, astrology, and other mystical practices throughout the ages." Chapters include: The World of the Black Magician, Names and Numbers, The Cabala and the Names of Power, The Stone and the Elixir, Astrology, Ritual Magic, The Worship of the Devil, Appendix 1: The Grimoires, Appendix 2: The 'Hebrew' System in Numerology. Richard Cavendish (b. 1930), is an Oxford-educated author who has written numerous accessible but reliable books on different aspects of the occult and was editor of the "Man Myth and Magic" series. Light rubbing to covers and edges, light corner crease and small abrasion to upper cover, single crease to spine. Overall a tight, unmarked better than VG copy. Item #68699
ISBN: 0399500359

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