The Black Toad

West Country Witchcraft and Magic

The Black Toad

By:  Gary, Gemma

9780738765693
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2020/01/08
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5.5 X 8.5 in
160 pg



BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Witchcraft (see also RELIGION / Wicca)

Discover the magical practices of Devon and the author's homeland of Cornwall. Within the West Country, the charms, magical practices, and traditions of witchcraft survived long after they had faded in other parts of the British Isles. This book explores the region's fascinating practices of working with spirit forces of the land, the faerie, and animal and plant energies.

Gemma Gary is a devoted practitioner of old-style witchcraft, folk magic, and cunning traditions, and cofounder of Troy Books, which specializes in occult and witchcraft traditions of England. She is the author of six books, including the bestselling Traditional Witchcraft. A British old-craft initiate, Gemma serves as the founder of the Craft Order Kord Bucca and as the Dyawles of the coven Ros an Bucca. Additionally, she is a Guise dancer in Penzance's popular midwinter festival and a longstanding trustee of the world famous Museum of Witchcraft & Magic. Gemma lives and works in the far west of Cornwall, a land rich in ancient sites, folklore, seasonal customs, and magical tradition.