Item #70145 Effigy; of Graven Image and Holy Idol. Martin DUFFY, Raven Ebner.

Effigy; of Graven Image and Holy Idol.

Richmond Vista CA: Three Hands Press, October 2015. First Edition Thus. Hardcove. Large, thick octavo. 558pp, ipp. Bound in shimmering copper cloth with black titling to spine and line illustration on front cover, color frontis & illustrations. Glossary, bibliography and index. This standard hardcover is limited to 750 copies. Includes loosely inserted four page essay by Duffy entitled "Concerning the Use and Symbolism of Nails." Of the content, the Editor says: "Many years in the works and thoroughly researched, Effigy is an exhaustive compendium of image magic, viewed particularly through the lens of witchcraft, and the sorcery and folk magic of Britain. As a cartography of magical simulacra, it meticulously examines the broad range of magical effigy types, their materials and methods of construction, as well as the spells used to awaken and empower them. The whole is enriched by practical receipts taken from the author’s personal notebook and arresting original images." Just a hint of shelf wear, else appears unread and near new. A tight, clean near Fine copy in near Fine dust jacket (Dust jacket unclipped, now in removable protective mylar sleeve). A large heavy book. Additional shipping my be required depending upon destination. Item #70145


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