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1 ALLEN, JUDY and GRIFFITHS, JEANNE The book of the Dragon.
Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell Books, 1979 0890092419 / 9780890092415 Hard Cover 
128 pages, well illustrated (many in color), cloth, very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 BUCKLAND, RAY Advanced Candle Magick : More Spells and Rituals for Every Purpose. Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series.
St. Paul, MN Llewellyn Publications 1996 1567181031 / 9781567181036 Soft Cover Very Good 
265 pages, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back publisher: Ray Buckland's first book on candle magick - Practical Candleburning Rituals - has sold nearly a quarter of a million copies and is the classic text on candle magick. Picking up where Pratical Candleburning Rituals left off, Ray Buckland takes you to the next level in the art of candle magick. The new rituals presented in this book are powerful methods that go beyond simple spells. Here are new tools for the more advanced student of magick - presented in everyday language. Ray Buckland shows you how to use herbs, stones, visualization, and astrology to supercharge your magick. You will learn how to use techniques such as color symbolism, planetary hours, plus many more - quickly and easily. More than a dozen comprehensive tables and lists make using this information easy and fun. What's more, Advanced Candle Magick details an assortment of sample rituals for you to adapt for your own high-powered spellwork. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 CAHILL, ROBERT ELLIS Haunted happenings - with new photos of old ghosts
Salem, MA Old Saltbox Publishing House 0962616230 / 9780962616235 Soft Cover Very Good 
Misery Islands, In Wake of Salem Witches, York and Kittery Ghosts, Fire Fiend of Amherst, The Flower of Essex, Spirits of the Frogpond, John Stone's Body Lies A'Moanin. 104 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. 1st edition. Old New England Series Number 4A. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 LEVIN, DAVID editor What happened in Salem? Second edition.
New York Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1960 Soft Cover Very Good 
Documents pertaining to the seventeenth-century witchcraft trials. Young Goodman Brown [by] Nathaniel Hawthorne [and] A mirror for witches [by] Esther Forbes. Xviii,238 pages, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the preface: "In editing the seventeenth-century texts, I have modernized all spelling but have left unchanged the original punctuation and such other peculiarities of the time as inconsistent capitalization." Contents: Trial Evidence, Contemporary Comment, Legal Redress, Historical Fiction 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Lytton, Robert Bulwer ("owen Meredith") The Ring of Amasis: from the Papers of a German Physician
New York Harper & Brothers 1863 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good 
301 pages, cloth, very good. "Introduction by the editor: When my friend Dr. V- assented (and that very reluctantly) to my reiterated request that he would make known to the public the circumstances herein recorded, I felt myself unable to refuse compliance with the condition affixed by the doctor to this consent, viz. , that I should arrange and edit these papers for the press. ~ The strange and somewhat painful confessions which occupy so large a portion of these pages, would appear to have been recorded in the hope that they might contribute at least some hints toward our never-ending research into the moral anatomy of man. " FR12-1 ; 301 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 MANLEY, SEON and LEWIS, GOGO editors Ladies of horror. Two centuries of supernatural stories by the gentle sex. Selected and with introductions by Seon Manley and Gogo Lewis.
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. , 1971 Hard Cover 
288 pages, illustrated, cloth, dust jacket, very good. The making of a monster, by M. W. Shelley.--The werewolf, by C. Housman.--The wind in the rose-bush, by M. W. Freeman.--The gorgon's head, by G. Bacon.--Man-Size in marble, by E. Nesbit.--Eveline's visitant, by Mrs. Braddon.--The yellow wall paper, by C. P. Gilman.--Hand in glove, by E. Bowen.- -Whitewash, by R. Macaulay.--The birds, by D. du Maurier.--The tree's wife, by M. E. Counselman.--Moonlight, starlight, by V. Layefsky.--The lovely house, by S. Jackson.--The last seance, by A. Christie.--Biographical notes (p. [283]-288). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 MICHELET, JULES Satanism and Witchcraft: A Study in Medieval Superstition.
New York Citadel Press, 1946 Hard Cover Very Good 
Translated from the French by A. R. Allinson. "Complete and unabridged." Xx,322 pages, cloth, very good. Contents: Death of the Gods; What Drove the Middle Ages to Despair; The Little Demon of the Hearth and Home; Temptations; Diabolical Possession; The Pact with Satan; King of the Dead; Prince of Nature; Satan the Healer; Charms and Love Potions; Communion of Revolt-Witches' Sabbaths-The Black Mass; and Black Mass (continued)-Love and Death-Satan Disappears; The Sorceress in Her Decadence-Satan Multiplied and Vulgarised; Persecutions; A Hundred Years' Toleration in France; The Basque Witches, 1609; Satan Turns Ecclesiastic, 1610; Gauffridi, 1610; The Nuns of Loudun-Urbain Grandier, 1633, 1634; The Nuns of Louviers and Satanic Possession-Madeleine Bavent, 1640-1647; Satan Triumphant in the Seventeenth Century; Father Girard and Charlotte Cadiere; Charlotte Cadiere at the Convent of Ollioules; and Trial of Charlotte Cadiere, 1730, 1731. 
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8 PATTON, TEMPLE C. Card tricks anybody can do. A mathematical approach to card magic.
New York Cornerstone Library 1968 Soft Cover 
141 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. Reprint. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Roberts, Nancy Civil War Ghost Stories and Legends
University of South Carolina Press 1992 0872498522 / 9780872498525 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ix, 183 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, gift inscription to former owner otherwise very good. From the back cover: "Nancy Roberts is a popular Southern writer who frequently lectures on folklore and creative writing. She received a degree in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina. The author of more than twenty books, Roberts blends suspense, mystery, and history with a talent for finding and chronicling stories of the supernatural. Her work has earned her the title of "custodian of the twilight zone" from Southern Living magazine. ; Peace; 8.80 X 5.80 X 0.50 inches 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 WEDECK, HARRY E. Treasury of witchcraft.
Bonanza Books, Hard Cover 
271 pages, many plates, cloth, dust jacket, very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 WILLIAMS, SELMA R. and, PAMELA J. WILLIAMS Riding the nightmare. Women and witchcraft.
New York Atheneum, 1978 0689306334 / 9780689306334 Hard Cover 
Illustrated with old engravings and paintings. From the dj: The Salem witchcraft hysteria has been studied often, but few people have looked at the number of women involved and asked why. Salem was not the beginning. . . Using legends, myth, folklore, history, politics, and common sense, Selma Williams shows that from the late Middle Ages until the time of the Salem trials, men used the threat of witchcraft as a way of keeping women from power and from reaping the rewards of their own labors. When men were most fearful of the future, accusations of witchcraft against women were most likely to appear. To examine the historical association of women and witchcraft is to see most clearly the social focus that through the centuries has condemned women to ignorance and dependency. 
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