The Resource Science of the magical : from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers, Matt Kaplan

Science of the magical : from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers, Matt Kaplan

Label
Science of the magical : from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers
Title
Science of the magical
Title remainder
from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers
Statement of responsibility
Matt Kaplan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
398/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Science of the magical : from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers, Matt Kaplan
Label
Science of the magical : from the Holy Grail to love potions to superpowers, Matt Kaplan
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, Internet addresses, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Healing: prayers, sacred pools, regenerations, and holy eyeliner -- Transformation: into animals, berserk warriors, supersoldiers, and the other gender -- Immortality and longevity: elixirs of live, holy grails, and distilled alchemist pee -- Supernatural skies: sunstones, plagues, the power of planets, and summoning storms -- Animals and plants as omens, guides and gods 101: Odin's wolves and ravens, death cats, talking forests, and birds that predict the weather -- Prophecy: liver readers, "high" priestesses, and mind-reading devices -- Beyond the grave: underworld gateways, guardians of the dead, and near death -- Enchantment: love potions, sleeping drafts, mind-altering fruit, and penises pierced with stingray spines -- Superhumans: savants, Buddhist monks, sword swallowers, firewalkers, and stage magicians
Control code
1720225
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?isbn=9781476777108/LC.GIF&client=780-496-1833&type=xw12&upc=&oclc=LSC2749629
Dimensions
24 cm
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'EPLCSD': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1528318005', 'EPLWMC': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1528318005', 'EPLIDY': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1528318005', 'EPLMNA': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1528318005'}
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781476777108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
LSC2749629

Library Locations

    • Castle DownsBorrow it
      106 Lakeside Landing, 15379 Castle Downs Rd, Edmonton, AB, T5Y 3G4, CA
      53.6161896 -113.51481109999997
    • Idylwylde (Bonnie Doon)Borrow it
      8310 88 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6C 1L1, CA
      53.5239457 -113.45781360000001
    • Stanley A. Milner (Downtown)Borrow it
      7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2V4, CA
      53.542897 -113.48975860000002
    • Whitemud CrossingBorrow it
      145 Whitemud Crossing Shopping Centre, 4211 - 106 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6J 6L7, CA
      53.4796717 -113.50239499999998
Processing Feedback ...