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A pictorial history of magic and the supernatural

Maurice Bessy

A pictorial history of magic and the supernatural

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Published by Spring Books in Feltham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Histoire en 1000 images de la magic". Editions du Pont-Royal, 1962.

Statementtranslation from the French by Margaret Crosland and Alan Daventry.
The Physical Object
Pagination319p.,ill.,29cm
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18773489M


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