Price: $650.00

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Three Hands Press, 2015. Limited to 41 hand-numbered copies only. A FINE VOLUME in full red boarskin with bands, stamped symbolic front panel, custom end papers, in matching slip case. One type of Balkan magic is Vesticarstvo, a sorcery drawing its power from Balkan folk belief, relic shamanism, and medieval heresy. A quintessential embodiment of this power is the "zmajevit covek", or 'dragon-man'. Part human, part serpent, he possessed supernatural heredity and the power to curse, cure, and traffic with supernatural beings. Includes a complete English translation of "De Intorkatura", an age-old rite of magical combat and other Balkan witchcraft rituals never before translated into English. Color and black & white illustrations. 152 pages. Small octavo. (Item ID: X-BWd)

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