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    Lynn Thorndike. A History of Magic and Experimental Science During the First Thirteen Centuries of Our Era. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1923.

    First edition. Two octavo volumes. Volume I: 835 pages; Volume II: 1,036 pages.

    Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt spine titles. Moderate edge wear. Mild bumps to the boards, especially the spine folds of Volume II. Minor rubbing to the corners. Dark-staining to the bottom of the textblock edges. Endpapers toned, with pencil notations on endpapers and flyleaves. Overall, very good condition.

    These are the first two volume of what became an eight-volume history, with volumes 3-8 published later by Columbia University.

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