THE LEAPER BETWEEN. An Historical Study of the Toad-Bone Amulet; Its Form, Function and Praxis in Popular Magic. Special DeLuxe Edition.
Hercules, CA: Three Hands Press, 2012. Limited to Seventy-seven copies only, hand-numbered. A FINE COPY in full black Morocco with custom end papers, silvered Toad device on front panel. A scholarly essay by Andrew Chumbley concerning the obscure ritual of obtaining the witches' amulet known as the Toad-bone. A tenet of rural folk magicians and secret societies such as the Society of the Horseman's Word, the exacting ritual of killing a toad to obtain the bone of power has been documented in various forms and cultural milieus for two millennia, though its origin is likely far older. Small 8vo. Item #18178