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Introduction 1: Ancient and Medieval Grimoires 2: The War against Magic 3: Enlightenment and Treasure 4: Across the Oceans 5: Rediscovering Ancient Magic 6: Grimoires USA 7: Pulp Magic 8: Lovecraft, Satan, and Shadows 9: Epilogue Further Reading Notes Index

About the Author

Owen Davies is Reader in Social History at the University of Hertfordshire. His previous books include The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts; Murder, Magic, Madness: The Victorian Trials of Dove and the Wizard; and Cunning-folk: Popular Magic in English History.


For anyone interested in magical writing and publication, it's essential. * Steven Moore, Fortean Times *
Undoubtedly an important contribution to the field...The range of research here is, frankly astonishing. * Steven Moore, Fortean Times *

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