The Element Encyclopedia of 1000 Spells: A Concise Reference Book for the Magical Arts

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2009 - Charms - 576 pages

The definitive magic reference book for Witches, Wiccans and all devotees of the magical arts. This is the real version of the archetypal master spell book of fantasy that has a place in our collective imagination.

Today there are many books of spells for specific needs and occasions for the practising Wiccan/witch, but no comprehensive and inclusive magic reference book exists.

The Element Encyclopedia of 1000 spells is the magical equivalent of a prize and inspirational cookbook: nothing is too basic to be explained and yet sophisticated tastes as well as emergency situations are catered for.

This book goes beyond merely the Wiccan tradition to include a multitude of eastern and western magical traditions whilst fulfilling the archetypal fantasy of the grand grimoire (master spell book). This book is that fantasy made real.

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User Review  - Valenfore Alestreneon - Goodreads

A really good reference book that's very comprehensive. Although, I notice she has a lot of unnecessary filler material that seems to be geared towards people who are newer to the study. It's kind of ... Read full review

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Great collection of spells from all over the world. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Judika Illes’ introduction to magic and mysticism was at 6 years old. She became a professional tarot card reader in 1988, became certified inaromatherapy in 1999, was a tutor at the Australasian College of Herbal Studies, and has taught multi-cultural studies, world mythology, tarot and magic to children and adults. She lives in Los Angeles.

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