The Arcane Veil. Ten Discourses on the Craft and the History of Magic. Shani OATES, Nicolaj de Mattos Frisvold, Maid of the Clan of Tubal-Cain.

The Arcane Veil. Ten Discourses on the Craft and the History of Magic.

Oxford UK: Mandrake of Oxford, [2011] 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 300pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, index, b&w illustrations. First hardcover edition of this work by Shani Oates, a practitioner whose writings have been published by Scarlet Imprint, Fulgur, Mandrake and Avalonia - and which include: ‘Tubelo’s Green Fire’; ‘A Paean for Hekate’ and ‘The People of Goda’. Contents of this volume are: Foreword by Nicolaj de Mattos Frisvold / Section One: Discourses on the History of Magic.Influence and impact of Christianity upon the Development and Evolution of Magic:600-1600CE. 1: Survival of Classical, Roman and Teutonic Magical Concepts and Practices under the Early Church. 600 – 1000CE; 2: The Theological Renaissance 1000CE – 1300CE; 3: Heresy and Early Witchcraft 1300CE-1600CE; 4: The Hermetic Renaissance. 1400-1700. Section Two: Discourses on the Craft; 5: It’s all in a Name: Lucifer, an Ancient Heresy; 6: The Profane Art of Masking; 7: Witch-Blood, a Modern Heresy?; 8: Sin Eating: Its relevance to the Craft; 9: Traditional Witchcraft in the 21st Century; 10: Which Craft? Appears unused, thus about Fine in very lightly rubbed near Fine dust jacket. Item #62012
ISBN: 9781906958350