Titolo: The Wizard's Book of Spells
Casa editrice: Palazzo Editions Ltd
Data di pubblicazione: 2003
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780954510305-3
Riassunto: In a new small format, this highly illustrated, enchanting journey through the history and traditions of wizardry takes readers from Merlin to Gandalf, and offers practical spells to try The story of magic and its famous practitioners is told in this enchanting compendium of magical lore. It explores the secrets of ancient sorcerers, the practices of medieval alchemists, and the rituals of modern magicians; and it reveals how lucky talismans work, suggests tools for successful spell-casting, and resolves the riddles that surround sacred sites and ceremonial magic. Along the way it introduces the most remarkable wizards in history and fiction, from the evil sorceress Circe to Professor Dumbledore. Specially commissioned paintings by Robert Ingpen, as well as works by artists such as Bosch and Goya, Arthur Rackham's atmospheric book illustrations, medieval woodcuts, and extraordinary engravings of arcana are all featured. Beautifully bound with specially padded covers, this is the perfect gift for fantasy fans and budding alchemists young and old.
Sinossi: Published in time for the release of "The Return Of The King," the last of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy! Filled with captivating illustrations by award-winner Robert Ingpen, this beautifully bound guide makes a fabulous gift for all fans of the fantastic. The secrets of the ancient sorcerers, the practices of the medieval alchemists, and the rituals of modern magicians are found between the special padded covers of this beautifully produced book. Inside, readers discover how lucky talismans work and which tools to use for successful spell casting. The most remarkable wizards who walked the earth, from the evil sorceress Circe to the legendary Merlin, are all captured in a superb text by Beatrice Phillpotts, the author of "Faery Paintings," "Mermaids," and "The Faery Companion."
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