Charms, Amulets, Talismans and Spells

Charms, Amulets, Talismans and Spells

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What is the difference between an amulet and a charm? When would be the right time to make a talisman? And, if you absolutely had to, how would you cast a spell? In this unique little book, scholar Marian Green unravels the complex web of associations and correspondences which form the backbone of the Western magical arts. Packed with rare illustrations and useful tables, there is no better volume for the modern travelling magician. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 125 x 155 x 8mm | 78g
  • Powys, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200
  • 1904263895
  • 9781904263890
  • 34,336

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Praise for the Wooden Books series: "Fascinating" - FINANCIAL TIMES; "Small books, big ideas" - MAIL ON SUNDAY; "Beautiful" - LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS; "Rich and Artful" - THE LANCET; "Genuinely mind-expanding" - FORTEAN TIMES; "Excellent" - NEW SCIENTIST; "Stunning" - NEW YORK TIMES.
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About Marian Green

Marian Green is a specialist in the history of magic and author of over 18 books and countless articles on the subject. She has lectured widely in the UK and Europe. She lives near Bristol.
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