Witch, Warlock, and Magician
by W. H. Davenport Adams
Publisher: J. W. Bouton 1889
Number of pages: 428
The author gives a general introduction to alchemy in Europe and traces the development of magic and alchemy in England from the fourteenth century onwards. W. H. Davenport Adams (1828-91) established a reputation for himself as a popular science writer, translator and lexicographer.
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