Gillian Tindall – A Handbook On Witches
Posted by demonik on September 13, 2011
Gillian Tindall – A Handbook On Witches (Panther, 1967)
Cover illustration: Michael Leonard
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