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History of Magic & Experimental Science ( 8 Volume Set ) (Out of Print)

by Thorndike, Lynn

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Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: A47075, A47075

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New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1958 - 1960. Various Hardcover. Eight volumes (complete set). Large 8vos. Vol. I: xl + 836pp.; Vol. II: viii + 1036pp.; Vol. III: xxvi + 830pp.; Vol. IV: xviii + 770pp.; Vol. V: xxii + 696pp.; Vol. VI: xviii + 766pp; Vol. VII: x + 696pp. Vol. VIII: viii + 808pp. Original green cloth. Indexes & biblios. A complete set of Thorndike's classic History of Magic. Vols. I & II: The First Thirteen Centuries, Vols. II & IV: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries; Vols. V & VI: Sixteenth Century. Vols. VII & VIII: Seventeenth Century. This set comprised of volumes with various printing dates, Vol II being a First Edition, though most are circa 1980s. All in the original green cloth, and despite different printing dates - the volumes are matched in size and color. All volumes - Cloth lightly rubbed, spine ends and corners lightly bumped and chafed, light abrasion to front pastedowns where bookseller sticker has been removed, a few hinges cracked but all solid, paper a bit browned uniformly, a little glue offest at inner hinges of a few volumes, internals of all volumes clean & unmarked. Overall, this is a solid, clean better than VG set.

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