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EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING COLLECTIBLE TITLES  AND DECK SETS THE ESOTERICON Being the Esotericon Book and The Portale of Chaos Card Deck By Peter J. Carroll and Matt Kaybryn Publisher: Arcanorium College, 2014 List Price: $62.95 Covering 212 pages and a spacious 270mm x 230mm format, this large, superbly produced hardbound book contains extensive text by Peter J Carroll and over 50 large full colour illustrations from Matt Kaybryn. Carroll's text begins with a historical resume of magical and esoteric thought (where it came from and where it may go) before moving on to present the reader with three complete grimoires. FROM THE PUBLISHER: The first grimoire of Elemental magic deals with modern practical magical techniques and the classical and modern interpretations of the traditional elemental symbolism. The second grimoire of Planetary magic deals with the Pagan and Neo-Pagan magical archetypes or &#

New from Three Hands Press, Fulgur, and Hadean Press!

ADDENDUM, MID-AUGUST, 2014 Edge Of The Circle Books Is Pleased to Present These New Collectible Titles: Three Hands Press Occult Monograph No. 5 WISHT WATERS: Aqueous Magica and the Cult of Holy Wells By Gemma Gary Three Hands Press, 2014 136 pages, with illustrations by the author. Standard Cloth Hardcover with Letterpress Dust Jacket, limited to 1,000 copies: List Price$38.50 FROM THE PUBLISHER: Curse tablets, defixiones, were formed from sheets of lead, inscribed with the ill intent of the curse, and the name of the victim. The tablet would often be rolled, or folded, before being stuck through with a nail; a magical act of defigo; ‘pinning down’ or ‘fixing’ one’s will and intent upon the target of one’s work. Such an act is not isolated to malefic working, and is cognate with the ‘creative act’ and fertility; giving life unto the magician’s will. In curse magic however the act embodies the triune powers of torment, fixing and intent


HAPPY    LUGHNASADH! W ELCOME to the Edge of the Circle Newsletter. This newsletter has come about as an effort to reach out to the Pagan/ Occult community (particularly in Seattle where we are based) to inform the community of what events are happening at our store. Without further ado, welcome, and enjoy.  Regards, Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler, Editrix- WHO WE ARE: Edge of the Circle Books is Seattle's resource for Paganism & the Occult. This newsletter seeks to provide the Seattle community with a place to list events, post articles, and do a bit of networking. We are located at: 701 E. Pike St, corner of Boylston Ave., just two blocks west of Broadway, on Capitol Hill. Edge of the Circle Books strives to be your ideal Magical Pagan store. Open 7 days a week, Noon 'till 9pm. Call: 206-PAN-1999 ** We are also now on Facebook: Become a Fan; po