Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "The Book of Magic: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment".
ISBN 13: 9780241198568
Number of pages: 219
. . . as when iron is drawn to a magnet, camphor is sucked into hot air, crystal lights up in the Sun, sulfur and a volatile liquid are kindled by flame, an empty eggshell filled with dew is raised towards the Sun . . .The Bible is full of stories featuring forms of magic and possession - from Moses battling with Pharaohs wizards to the supernatural actions of Jesus a