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Witch & Wizard Douglas Hill

Witch & Wizard By Douglas Hill

Witch & Wizard by Douglas Hill


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Summary

A guide to the mysterious world of witches and wizards - who they are and what they do. Photographs of magical implements and tools, costumes and magic-makers in action show the legacy of mysterious practices that have existed in the world, and which, in some regions, are still alive today.

Witch & Wizard Summary

Witch & Wizard by Douglas Hill

Belief in the power of magic reaches far back in time when magic-makers gained power and status by appearing to control the supernatural forces responsible for ensuring fertility health and good fortune. Wise men and women discovered the healing powers of wild herbs to cure the sick - a skill which was considered magical. Whatever their origins and appearance from grizzled old crone to chanting tribal sorcerer such people have always inspired fear and respect in their communities.Witch & Wizard brings to life the rites beliefs and tools of magic-makers around the world from the ancient civilizations to tribal peoples today. A catalogue of famous witches and wizards of the past and of fiction is presented alongside those unfortunate men and women like the witches of salem who were hounded and executed in the witch-hunts. Written by Douglas Hill a children's fictions author and also an expert on magic superstition and things supernatural Witch & Wizard introduces the reader to the enchanted world of magic and magic-makers past and present.

Additional information

GOR001944685
9780751361063
0751361062
Witch & Wizard by Douglas Hill
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
19970515
64
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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