Stay Connected

Readers: 0

Followers: 633

Fans: 265

New book edited by David Rankine

By Psyche | August 27, 2009 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | 2 Comments

In his blog on, David Rankine, who with Stephen Skinner last year released Veritable Key of Solomon, announced that he has a new book coming out.

The Book of Treasure Spirits: A 17th Century Grimoire of Magical Conjurations to Increase Wealth and Catch Thieves Through the Invocation of Spirits, Fallen Angels, Demons and Fairies. will be published by Avalonia Books, and is set to be released September 7th, 2009.

In Rankine’s blog the book is described thusly:

Conjurations of Goetic spirits, old gods, demons and fairies are all part of a rich heritage of the magical search for treasure trove. During the Middle Ages and Renaissance the British Monarchy gave out licenses to people seeking treasure in an effort to control such practices, and this is one reason why so many grimoires are full of conjurations and charms to help the magician find treasure.

Considering the current economic climate, this might be a great time to invest in a book on treasure-finding spirits.

The book will be published in paperback, and retail for an economical £14.99

Abraxas, a new occult journal

By Psyche | August 18, 2009 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | 4 Comments

Abraxas, Issue 1Fulgur and Treadwell‘s are jointly launching a new occult journal, Abraxas, billed as “a new independent journal of historical and contemporary occultism”.

There will be two editions, a deluxe issue of 171 numbered copies which will include an original hand-printed wood engraving by Francesco Parisi, and a standard editions containing a letter-press printed Manifesto. (The standard edition cover is pictured on the left.)

As the journal will be printed by Fulgur I expect it will be gorgeous but, of course, they’re not cheap. The deluxe edition will sell for £70, and the standard for £25.

From the description at Continue reading »

Mythical Creatures stamps from Royal Mail

By Psyche | July 1, 2009 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | Comments Off

Royal Mail, Mythical Creatures, Fairies, by Dave McKeanA new collection from the UK’s Royal Mail titled Mythical Creatures artwork by Dave McKean.

The First Day Cover, Presentation Pack and presentation pack include very short stories for each stamp by fan-favourite Neil Gaiman.

The stamps began circulating on June 16th, and I’ve already received two birthday cards from Angleterre bearing the Fairies stamp pictured left. Though I rather think the Mermaid is my favourite.

The stamps feature various mythical creatures, including unicorns, giants, fairies, pixies, dragons and mermaids.

You can see them all, and their values, on the Royal Mail website here.

Comments: Comments Off | Trackback

Save & Share: Digg Facebook Reddit Stumble it! Twitter