A Pictorial History of Magic and the Supernatural by Maurice Bessy, 1964. SOLD 19.02.2014.
Published by Spring Books, London. Dimensions : 280mm x 218mm x 30mm. Weight : 1.320kg net. Condition : Quite good.
A Pictorial History of Magic and the Supernatural by Maurice Bessy, published by Spring Books, Fulham Broadway, London. Printed in Czechoslovakia by Svoboda, Prague. English Edition, 2nd Impression, 1964.
Dimensions : 280mm x 218mm x 30mm. Weight : 1.320kg net.
4to, 317 heavy duty numbered pages with 994 black and white photo/illustrations.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. DJ : Fair. The DJ has wear and tears to edges and creasing/marking to face. Back DJ similar. DJ spine with losses to top and lower edge. DJ front fold with summary and price marked 21/-. DJ back fold with details of other titles in the Pictorial History series. Front black linen board has light wear to edges, light bumps to corners, sunning band top lh corner. Illustration in white. Back board similar. Spine with white lettering and sunning band top edge and slight sunning lower edge. Front e/p blank with toning to edges. Title page in black with details and illustration continuing to facing pp; verso copyright page 1964. Introduction follows; commences p7. Pages good with illustrations on every page - numbered individually up to 994. Toning to edges. Light usage. Binding quite tight. Dusting to edges. Please view images below :
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