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A Guide to the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692

By: Brown, David C.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: David C. Brown: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2261937

ISBN: 0961341505

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Surface tear and faint stain on front wrapper, page ridges lightly foxed. 1988 Trade Paperback. x, 132 pp. The following work has been written to afford those visiting the Salem environs a means of acquainting themselves with the physical remains of the outbreak of witchcraft in Essex County in 1692. It is not intended to shed fundamentally new light of the events of that year; rather, it should serve to sketch the history of the era and integrate that hist... View more info

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Candle Magic: A Coveted Collection of Spells, Rituals & Magical Paradigms

By: Cooper. Phillip

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Samuel Weiser, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261003

ISBN: 1578631211

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. xi, 163 pp. This book has everything you need to begin your exploration into the fascinating world of flame and wax. Using Cooper's techniques for training your mind and working with the energy of candles, you can change your life and help others. View more info

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Occultism, Witchcraft, and Cultural Fashions: Essays in Comparative Religions

By: Eliade, Mircea

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289111

ISBN: 0226203913

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. Ink stamp on half-title page. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. In the period domoninated by the triumphs of scientific rationalism, how do we account for the extraordinary success of such occult movements as astrology or the revival of witchcraft? From his perspective as a historian of religions, the eminent scholar Mircea Eliade shows that such popular trends develop from archaic roots and perio... View more info

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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (One-Volume Abridged Edition)

By: Frazer, Sir James George

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1940

Seller ID: 2287366

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1940 Hard Cover. xiv, 752 pp. Gilt titles on spine. One-volume abridged edition. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (retitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion in its second edition) is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer. The Golden Bough was first published in two volumes in 1890; in three volumes in 1900; and in tw... View more info

Die Weisen Frauen: Die Hexen und ihr Heilwissen

By: Golowin, Sergius

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Sphinx Verlag Basel: 1983

Seller ID: 1523103

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1983 Trade Paperback. 406 pp. German-language study of witchcraft. View more info

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Deadlocked (A Sookie Stackhouse Novel, Book 12)

By: Harris, Charlaine

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Ace Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284475

ISBN: 1937007448

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 327 pp. It’s vampire politics as usual around the town of Bon Temps, but never before have they hit so close to Sookie’s heart… It’s vampire politics as usual around the town of Bon Temps, but never before have they hit so close to Sookie’s heart… Growing up with telepathic abilities, Sookie Stackhouse realized early on there were things she’d rather not know. And now... View more info

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Dead in the Family (A Sookie Stackhouse Novel, Book 10)

By: Harris, Charlaine

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Ace Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284476

ISBN: 0441018645

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311 pp. If you think your family relationships are complicated, think again: you haven't seen anything like the ones in Bon Temps, Louisiana. Sookie Stackhouse is dealing with a whole host of family problems, ranging from her own kin demanding a place in her life, to her lover Eric's vampire sire. And Sookie's tracking down a distant relation of her ailing neighbour (and ex), ... View more info

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Blackberry Wine

By: Harris, Joanne

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271875

ISBN: 0385600593

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A few faint, small creases to front jacket flap. Pages lightly to moderately toned due to the type of paper used by publisher. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 414 pp. Everyday magic, he called it - the transformation of base matter into the stuff of dreams, layman's alchemy. Jay Mackintosh is trapped by memory in the old familiar landscapes of his childhood, more enticing than the present... View more info

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Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, Book 1)

By: Harrison, Kim

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Eos / Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285239

ISBN: 0061567191

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2004 Hard Cover. 353, [5] pp. 8vo. The first book in Harrison's popular series The Hollows. The underground population of witches, vampires, werewolves—creatures of dreams and nightmares—has lived beside humans for centuries, hiding their powers. But after a genetically engineered virus wipes out a large part of humanity, many of the Inderlanders reveal themselves, changing everything. Rachel Morgan, witch and bounty hunter with the Inderland Runner Ser... View more info

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Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England

By: Karlsen, Carol F.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2273030

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Spine faded. 1987 Trade Paperback. xvii, [3], 360, [4] pp. A pioneer work in…the sexual structuring of society. This is not just another book about witchcraft. ?Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University. Confessing to familiarity with the devils, Mary Johnson, a servant, was executed by Connecticut officials in 1648. A wealthy Boston widow, Ann Hibbens was hanged in 1656 for casting spells on her neighbors. The case of Ann Cole, who was taken with very stran... View more info

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Magic, Witchcraft, and Curing (American Museum Sourcebooks in Anthropology)

By: Middleton, John

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Natural History Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2276974

ISBN: 0385085583

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, wrapper edges lightly rubbed. 1967 Trade Paperback. x, 346 pp. The debate as to the borderline between 'religion' and 'magic' is an old one in anthropology; nonetheless, in general the distinction is fairly clear. We may say that the realm of magic is that in which human beings believe that they may directly affect nature and each other, for good or for ill, by their own efforts (even though the precise mechanism may not be understood by them), as distinct... View more info

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A History of Witchcraft in England: From 1588 to 1718 (Apollo Editions)

By: Notestein, Wallace

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1968

Seller ID: 2276976

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed, faint smudge on page ridge. 1968 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 442 pp. The strange and tragic witchcraft trials of the seventeenth-century England were so closely involved with politics, literature, and life that it is surprising to find how few of them have been accurately recorded in history. In this incisive study, which is one of the outstanding pioneer works of modern scholarship in this field, the author presen... View more info

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Lasher: Lives of the Mayfair Witches (Book Two in the Mayfair Chronicles)

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1995

Seller ID: 2277903

ISBN: 0345397819

Condition: Very Good


Spine base lightly bumped, wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1995 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 628 pp. At the centre of Anne Rice's brilliant novel, the beautiful Rowan Mayfair, queen of the coven, must flee from the darkly brutal, yet irresistible demon known as Lasher. With a dreamlike power, this wickedly seductive entity draws us through twilight paths, telling a chillingly hypnotic story of spiritual aspirations and passion... View more info

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The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, Book 3) (Movie Tie-In Edition)

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2277904

ISBN: 0345351525

Condition: Very Good


Movie tie-in edition. Spine creased, wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1989 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 491 pp. In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night. Akasha has a marvelously devious plan to “save” mankind and destroy the vampire Lestat—in this extraordinarily sensual novel of the complex, erotic,... View more info

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The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege

By: Roach, Marilynne K.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287855

ISBN: 0815412215

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2002 Hard Cover. xlvii, 688 pp. Based on twenty-seven years of original archival research, including the discovery of previously unknown documents, this day-by-day narrative of the hysteria that swept through Salem Village in 1692 and 1693 reveals new connections behind the events, and shows how rapidly a community can descend into bloodthirsty madness. Roach opens her work with chapters on the history of the Puritan colonies of New Engl... View more info

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Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials (Time Reading Program Special Edition)

By: Starkey, Marion L.; Huxley, Aldous

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Time, Incorporated: 1963

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281350

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and toned. 1963 Trade Paperback. xxxii, [4], 344, [2] pp. Introduction by Aldous Huxley.. This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria. Starkey's sense of drama also vividly recreates the atmosphere of pity and terror that fostered the evil and suffering of this human tragedy. View more info

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The History of Witchcraft and Demonology (The History of Civilization Series: Subject Histories)

By: Summers, Montague; Ogden, C.K.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Seller ID: 2073610

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, faint stain on rear board. 1926 Hard Cover. xv, 353 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad lists other titles in series. 8vo. Includes 8 plates. Bibliography and index follow text. View more info