By Robert Masello
Right here, in a single spellbinding quantity, is a background of the main occult arts as they've been practiced from historic Babylon to the current day. elevating Hell weaves historical past with myths, rates, anecdotes, and illustrations, to supply a vibrant chronicle of the evolution of the occult arts. This definitive resource deals a compelling examine the black arts and people who risked their lives to discover them.
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