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Riddle of the Compass

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARVEST BOOKS: 2/17/2011

Seller ID: 9780156007535

ISBN: 0156007533

Condition: USED


The story of the compass is shrouded in mystery and myth, yet most will agree it begins around the time of the birth of Christ in ancient China. A mysterious lodestone whose powers affected metal was known to the Chinese emperor. When this piece of metal was suspended in water, it always pointed north. This unexplainable occurrence led to the stone's use in feng shui, the Chinese art of finding the right location. However, it was the Italians, more than a thousand years later, who discovered the ultimate destiny of the lodestone and unleashed its formidable powers. In Amalfi sometime in the tw... View more info

Riddle of the Compass

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780156007535D

ISBN: 9780156007535D

Condition: USED


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