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The Magic Walking Stick

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 1660672961
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This charming one-of-a-kind classic is a beautiful compilation which includes the timeless story, The Magic Walking-Stick and several additional Arabian Nights classic stories including; The Seven Voyages of Sinbad, The Story of the Magic Horse, The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie and more.It tells the story of a teenage boy who buys a walking stick from a beggar - a magic walking stick that allows the boy to visit many places at his command...
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The Magic Walking Stick Publishing People Series

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9798555184726
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When Bill came back for long-leave that autumn half he had before him a complex programme of entertainment. Thomas, the Keeper, whom he revered more than anyone else in the world, was to take him in the afternoon to try for a duck in the big marsh called Alemoor. In the evening Hallowe'en would be celebrated in the nursery with his small brother Peter, and he would be permitted to sit up after dinner till ten o'clock. Next day, which was Sunday, would be devoted to wandering about with Peter, hearing from him all the appetising home news, and pouring into his greedy ears the gossip of the foreign world of school. On Monday morning, after a walk with the dogs, he was to motor to London, lunch with Aunt Alice, go to a conjuring show, and then, after a noble tea, return to school in time for lock-up.It seemed to Bill all that could be desired in the way of excitement. But he did not know just how exciting that long leave was destined to be.The first shadow of a cloud appeared after luncheon, when he had changed into knickerbockers, and Peter and the dogs were waiting at the gun-room door. Bill could not find his own proper stick. It was a long hazel staff, given him by the second stalker in a Scotch deer-forest the year before-a staff rather taller than Bill, of glossy hazel, with a shapely polished crook, and without a ferrule, like all stalking sticks. He hunted for it high and low, but it could not be found. Without it in his hand Bill felt that an expedition lacked something vital, and he was not prepared to take instead one of his father's shooting sticks, as Groves, the butler, recommended. Nor would he accept a knubbly cane proffered by Peter. Feeling a little aggrieved and imperfectly equipped, he rushed out to join Thomas. He would cut himself an ashplant in the first hedge.But as the two ambled down the lane which led to Alemoor, they came on an old man sitting under a hornbeam. He was a funny little wizened old man, in a shabby long green overcoat, which had once been black, and he wore on his head the oldest and tallest and greenest bowler hat that ever graced a human head. Thomas walked on as if he did not see him, and Gyp, the spaniel, and Shawn, the Irish setter, at the sight of him dropped their tails between their legs, and remembered an engagement a long way off. But Bill stopped, for he saw that the old man had a bundle under his arm, a bundle of ancient umbrellas and queer ragged sticks.The old man smiled at him, and he had very bright eyes. He seemed to know what was wanted, for he at once took from his bundle a stick. You would not have said that it was the kind of stick Bill was looking for. It was short, and heavy, and made of some dark foreign wood, and instead of a crook it had a handle shaped like a crescent, cut out of some white substance which was neither bone nor ivory. Yet Bill, as soon as he saw it, felt that it was the one stick in the world for him.'How much?' he asked.'One farthing, ' said the old man, and his voice squeaked like a winter wind in a chimney.Now a farthing is not a common coin, but Bill happened to have one-a gift from Peter on his arrival that day, along with a brass cannon, five empty cartridges, a broken microscope, and a badly-printed brightly-illustrated narrative called 'Two Villains Foiled.' But a farthing sounded too little, so Bill proffered one of his scanty shillings.'I said one farthing, ' said the old man rather snappily.The small coin changed hands, and the little old wizened face seemed to light up with an elfish glee. ''Tis a fine stick, young sir, ' he squeaked, 'a noble stick, when you gets used to the ways of i
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The Magic Walking Stick Stories From The Arabian Nights

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 0979170281
Genre : Fiction
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This charming compilation includes the timeless story, The Magic Walking-Stick and several additional Arabian Nights classic stories including The Seven Voyages of Sinbad, The Story of the Magic Horse, and The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie.
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The Magic Walking Stick By John Buchan Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9781788773430
Genre : Fiction
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Magic Walking-Stick by John Buchan - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of John Buchan’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Buchan includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Magic Walking-Stick by John Buchan - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Buchan’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles
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The Witch S Walking Stick

Author : Susan Meddaugh
ISBN : 0618529489
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When a witch loses her magic walking stick, which has been used over the years to grant hundreds of miserable wishes, she tricks a young girl into finding and returning it, with unexpected results.
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The Magic Keys Of Tanglewood

Author : Malcolm Chester
ISBN : 9781490757728
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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She took a step backward and threw the key on the ground. With the voice now shrieking at her, the young girl took another step back. Sweat trickled down her face as she struggled with the voice in her head, but she could feel the control of her limbs returning to her. Then the heavy door suddenly opened on its own to reveal a strange, weirdly colored world inside. Truly frightened now, the young girl began to turn around when a hand that looked more like a claw with its blood-red nails, reached from inside this smelly world and grabbed her gown. Before she could tear herself free, the hand pulled the young girl inside with tremendous force. The young girl screamed from deep inside as the big door shut in her face with a loud thud.
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The Magic Path

Author : John Schnarrs
ISBN : 9781598580303
Genre : Fiction
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Jeff and Debbie Wheeler meet the wizard Gandin who becomes their teacher in the ways of magic. All the while the demon master has embarked on a mission of destruction to satisfy his selfish desires. Meanwhile Jeff and Debbie learn how to use their magic to battle various demons and restore a natural balance to the land. Here J.R. Skelton starts the journey into the world of magic. The Magic Path begins this journey by identifying the demon master and some of his demons. A story of the ancient battle between good and evil and control of the will of the people.
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The Return Of The Cane

Author : Gerard J. van den Broek
ISBN : 9057270501
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Much more than a study of walking sticks as antiques and collectibles, this fascinating book also explores the myths and symbols associated with sticks and canes. Noting that apes use sticks as tools, to humans the stick is also a form of power. Batons, clubs, dueling sticks, scepters, staffs, and magic wands are cited and discussed showing the ancient association of sticks with authority, piety, strength, wisdom, and the supernatural; a chapter is devoted to famous canes in history and literature; and photographs and illustrations throughout present canes of various woods, decoration, and rarity.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Magic Staff

Author : Andrew Jackson Davis
ISBN : HARVARD:HN3UJA
Genre : Clairvoyants
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More Magic

Author : Hoffmann (Professor)
ISBN : HARVARD:HN1X1Y
Genre : Magic tricks
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Category: Magic tricks

Cave Lupus

Author : Christian Martin
ISBN : 9781469150628
Genre : Fiction
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Thousands of years before this story begins, in a world rife with war, savagery and power, a prophesy was made, one amongst many of that time. Then it was forgotten, but prophesies have a tendency to be forgotten, do they not? Yet, prophesies have a better chance of being realised when forgotten than when the two legs try to favour it or to mingle with its natural development. This scroll tells the story of how our family became involved with its onset, development, and conclusion. This is my saga. I almost started this scroll with the classical once upon a time, but this story is on-going, and you too will be part of it, writing your own saga in time. Sons, Daughters, learn that the past may guide, but must never stifle your thinking. Nothing we hold dear is permanent, and this is right, for permanence equals stability, leading to disappearance. Let us begin our trip... Uncle Silver Wolf Nearly eight thousand years after the Nuclear Cataclysm threw back civilization to the cave age, society is fighting its way up the ladder again. The political structure matches the Middle Age, with Kingdoms, Trade Orders, Roads of Initiation, and Symbols of Mastery. There exists one huge historical difference: Each six-year old Child is taken from home by the Diviners, travels for a year to get hands-on work experience before being incorporated into an Order for life. Another issue is the effects of the Cataclysm on life: numerous mutant life-forms have emerged, while huge swaths of the world have become inhospitable. Thus begins the story of Harold, Companion Ironsmith, and how he discovers his unexpected heritage.
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Scottish Folk And Fairy Tales From Burns To Buchan

Author : Gordon Jarvie
ISBN : 9780141900209
Genre : Fiction
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Mystery and excitement abound in this lively collection of fairy tales, folklore and legends, which celebrate Scotland's enormously rich oral tradition and offers a carefully chosen combination of old favourites such as Tam Lin, Thomas Rymer and Adam Bell, as well as more modern stories by master story-tellers like Andrew Lang, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and John Buchan.
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The Magic Kingdom Of Landover Volume 1

Author : Terry Brooks
ISBN : 0345516737
Genre : Fiction
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Capture the fantasy, thrills, and far-flung adventure of the first three novels in Terry Brooks’s enchanting Magic Kingdom of Landover series—now for the first time in one gripping volume. Chicago lawyer Ben Holiday can’t fathom what lies ahead when he purchases Landover—a magical kingdom of chivalry and sorcery—from Meeks, the mysterious seller who placed the ad. Weary and jaded, Ben clings to the ad’s promise: “Escape into your dreams.” But Landover is not the enchanted idyll he expected. The kingdom is in ruin. The barons refuse to recognize Ben as King, a dragon is decimating the countryside, and a demon lord has challenged any prospective ruler to a fatal duel. To make matters worse, the Paladin, renowned champion of the Kings of Landover, seems to be merely a legend. Ben’s only allies are a bumbling court magician, a talking dog turned court scribe, and the beautiful Willow, who is part girl, part tree. With his friends in tow, Ben sets out to claim the throne. But when Meeks decides he wants Landover back, Ben will face supernatural foes of every stripe to prove himself worthy of the kingship. The question is: Can he survive?
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Magic Tricks Illusions

Author : Will Goldston
ISBN : 9781462909803
Genre : Games & Activities
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This classic magic tricks book has long been out-of-print, but is now again available to magic enthusiasts and collectors. Of enormous importance to the field of amateur magic, Magic: Tricks & Illusions feature over 250 feats and tricks. All routines are outlined and illustrated, with a springboard of derivations offered for the ambitious entertainer. Ranging from simple routines to elaborate maneuvers, these tricks will appeal to the person with a penchant for performing as well as to the individual with a curiosity about how magic works. Classic magic acts include: The Vanishing Bird Cage The Chinese Egg Bag Trick The Flying Coin The Bodiless Lady Illusion The Flying Coin The Talking Scull And hundreds more!
Category: Games & Activities

The Magic Eye

Author : robert bob carter
ISBN : 9780557055975
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The Magic Eye is the first in a series of adventures for Melie and her best friend John. It combines 'olde worlde' magic with modern technology in a fresh and new way. It is suitable for all age groups where parents and children can enjoy the magical adventures together.
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