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Panther Horror Paperbacks 60’s & 70’s

Gillian Tindall – A Handbook On Witches

Posted by demonik on September 13, 2011

Gillian Tindall – A Handbook On Witches   (Panther, 1967)

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Cover illustration: Michael Leonard

Blurb
WHAT WITCHES DO WHEN THEY MEET
WHAT IS THE `SHAMEFUL KISS’?
THE CONNECTION BETWEEN WITCHCRAFT AND PHALLIC WORSHIP
THE SYMBOLISM OF THE BROOMSTICK
CAULDRONS, CHARMS, SPELLS AND PROPHYLACTICS
FAMOUS WITCH TRIALS
WHAT HAPPENS AT A WITCHES SABBATH?
LIVES OF FAMOUS WITCHES… INCLUDING THE FEARFUL CASE OF ISOBEL GOWDIE
WHO PLAYED THE PART OF THE DEVIL AT WITCHES’ FEASTS … THE NOTORIOUS MAN IN BLACK?

A HANDBOOK OF WITCHES … a super cool factual look at an inflammatory subject too often shrouded in hysteria and emotion, specially written for the general reader, covering all aspects of witches and, their lore … from dill water to elf-bolts, grimoires to prickers…

`HIGHLY READABLE … THIS BOOK SHOULD GO FAR TOWARDS SATISFYING THE NATIONAL THIRST FOR THE SINISTER’— Observer
`MANY GRISLY ANECDOTES’ — Sunday Telegraph

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