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Wonders and Rarities

The Marvelous Book That Traveled the World and Mapped the Cosmos

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674258457

Publication Date: 01/10/2023

Academic Trade

464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

34 photos, 1 map

World

  • Note on Conventions
  • Map: Eastern Islamic Lands
  • Introduction: Wonder’s End
  • I. A World within Words
    • 1. Stranger Lands
    • 2. Measures of Authority
    • 3. Astral Power
  • II. Wonders to Behold
    • 4. Cosmic Order
    • 5. Terrestrial Designs
    • 6. Alchemical Bodies
  • III. Distant Shores
    • 7. Long Divided
    • 8. Across the Globe
    • 9. On the Edge
  • Coda: Acts of Enchantment
  • Note on Sources and Method
  • Sigla and Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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