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BACK COVER #Detailed, reliable information. Attractively and clearly presented. Indexed for maximum accessibility. The essential facts--and more besides.
- The story of the occult from early times--the many esoteric doctrines and their practitioners
- Accounts of the great occult figures: Bacon, Bohme, Cattan, Flamel, Hiram, Nostradamus, Paracelsus, Swedenborg
- Occultism aims to transmute, to modify the world and those who live in it. All its disciplines are examined -- alchemy, astrology, gnosticism,cabalism, magic, spiritualism--together with its methods and practices.