The History of Magic and Experimental Science by Lynn Thorndike
8 Volume Complete Set
Publication: 1958-1960 Columbia University Press
Difficult to find complete and in uniformly great condition.History of Magic.Volumes I thru VIII in a uniform edition by Columbia University Press, black cloth, gilt spine letters. I & II, The First Thirteen Centuries; III & IV - The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries; V & VI - The Sixteenth Century; vol VII & VIII - the Seventeenth Century. Each volume separately paginated, heavily footnoted, general index, bibliographical index, index of manuscripts. An incredible survey of medieval and pre-medieval original mss sources up to Modernism
Condition: Original green cloth octavos, gilt title to spine , speckled top edge (as intended by publisher), all eight volumes are in uniform condition, all contain clean pages and binding. This set is notoriously hard to track down in great condition. This is in Near Fine condition.