Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Hardcover, original pictorial boards. 255 pp, Notes, Bibliography, Index. A volume in the Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic Series. A fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. Fine. Item #311399
¶ The first comprehensive history of magical treasure hunting from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, revealing a magical universe of treasure spirits, and wizards who tried to deal with them. Combining history and anthropology, this study sees treasure hunting as an expression of shifting economic mentalities and changing ideas about history.