The History of Magic; Including a Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, its Rites and its Mysteries download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eliphas Levi

The History of Magic; Including a Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, its Rites and its Mysteries download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eliphas Levi year 2012
  • Book name: The History of Magic; Including a Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, its Rites and its Mysteries
  • Author: Eliphas Levi
  • Release date: 2012/10/10
  • Publisher: MARTINO FINE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Mind, Body and Spirit
  • ISBN: 9781614273721
  • Rating: 9.97 of 10
  • Votes: 408
  • Review by: Trey Armstrong
  • Review rating: 8.19 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/14
  • Total pages: 388
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 2012 Reprint of 1955 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Eliphas Levi, born Alphonse Louis Constant, was a French occult author and ceremonial magician. Levi's version of magic became a great success, especially after his death. That Spiritualism was popular on both sides of the Atlantic from the 1850s contributed to this success. His magical teachings were free from obvious fanaticisms; he had nothing to sell, and did not pretend to be the initiate of some ancient or fictitious secret society. He incorporated the Tarot cards into his magical system, and as a result the Tarot has been an important part of the paraphernalia of Western magicians. He had a deep impact on the magic of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and later on the ex-Golden Dawn member Aleister Crowley. He was also the first to declare that a pentagram or five-pointed star with one point down and two points up represents evil, while a pentagram with one point up and two points down represents good. It was largely through the occultists inspired by him that Levi is remembered as one of the key founders of the 20th century revival of magic.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H17M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Mysticism, Magic & Ritual, Ghosts & Poltergeists, Unexplained Phenomena / The Paranormal, Magic, Spells & Alchemy
  • Available formats: PDF, ODT, MOBI, WORD, JPG, TXT, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, AZW3, CBZ, TZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x22mm
  • Weight: 567g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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