First published in 1680, this book is an important example of the ideas and beliefs surrounding the practices of witchcraft that were used in the persecution of witches and other practitioners. The appearance and feel of the original text is carefully reproduced, alongside photo-plates of selected o..
Discover how the lore of the natural world can inform and influence your magical practice. Giles Watson explores the lives and lore of animals that are employed as motifs in witchcraft's history, such as reptiles, amphibians, and rats. He also casts light on the magical significance of birds, sp..
From Contagion Press: Acéphale (1936–1939) by Georges Bataille et. al. In 1936, at the height of the anti-fascist struggle, French Surrealist Georges Bataille and his closest friends took leave of the revolutionary milieu to form a fanatically religious secret society under..
I pre-ordered this at the request of a customers months ago and it was so thoughtful and heartfelt in exploring this liminal space and making it's own space in Mexican American magical world that I wanted to pick it up for the shop. This love letter to the liminal is beautiful. It's a l..
From the Publisher At the crossroads of #MeToo, #HexthePatriarchy, and the increasingly vocal feminist and LGBTQ+ movements comes a highly readable and moving collection of writingsThe difference between the witch and the layperson is that a witch already knows they are powerful. The layperson ma..
“To be pagan is to be connected to the land in a way that stands outside of—and often in opposition to—the concerns of the urban and of Empire. Even though the official histories of humanity always focus on them, empires and the cities they form are mere temporary interruptions to ..
From the publisher: "An extended essay by one of the most prolific modern writers on witchcraft lore, examining the question of "why witches flew." The "flight" of the medieval witches was a rapturous transportation to the distant, ecstatic rite of the Sabbat. As has ..
CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction. She shows how the battl..
Cat Call: Reclaiming the Feral Feminine (an Untamed History of the Cat Archetype in Myth and Magic) "An exploration of the untamed crossroads where 'the feline' and 'the feminine' mingle and make magic. From ancient Egypt to early modern Venice to Edo Japan, the witch tria..
This fully annotated transcript from one of the great unsung heroes of witchcraft shares a wonderful collection of hands-on practices for the traditional witch. You will also discover a history of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic that Cecil founded, a treatise on the practices of the wayside witch..
An exploration of the wild spirits that once roamed the lands and inhabited the waters and the pagan rites used to gain their good will - Explores medieval stories and folk traditions of brownies, fairies, giants, dragons, will-o'-the-wisps, and demons - Explains the specific rites perfo..
I love that one of the first things in this book is a land acknowledgement. -AW Witchcraft and magic in America is an inherently multicultural experience and the folklore of our ancestors from every country converges here at a crossroads. It's a complicated history; one of uncertainty and f..