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Encyclopedia of the occult

Fred Gettings

Encyclopedia of the occult

a guide to every aspect of occult lore, belief, and practice

by Fred Gettings

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Published by Rider in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occultism -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 254-[256]

    StatementFred Gettings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1407 .G48 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2426590M
    ISBN 100712612629
    LC Control Number87113375

    Midwest Book Review "It is a very useful reference book and is recommended."―The Cauldron "History, folklore, philosophies, and practices blend in a fine and absorbing reference."―The Bookwatch "A major reference for any serious student of the occult as a part of history and religion."―The Small Press Book /5(55). The book was first published in as volume IX of Collectanea Hermetica, a series of 9 books on the occult sciences issued under the imprimatur of the Theosophical Society with Westcott as editor. Westcott expanded and revised the book in and

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