Silent as the Trees

Book ID:
8279
Title:
Silent as the Trees
Subtitle:
Devonshire Witchcraft, Folklore and Magic
Author:
'Gary, Gemma'
ISBN number:
9781909602267
Publisher name:
Troy Books
Edition number:
1st
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
2017
Pages:
220
Dewey decimal number:
133.430941 GAR
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
Yes
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

Researched at the Museum, and includes a chapter on Cecil Williamson, the Museum's founder, and also photographs of objects in the collection.

Chapters:

Devonshire Witches & Magicians

The Gallows' Last

Cecil Williamson - A Modern Cunning Man

Encounters with Witchery

Skin Turning and Familiar Spirits

Witches and the Law

The Devil's Stones

Black Dogs and Wild Hunters

A Black Book of Devonshire Magic

Gemma Gary has made an extensive study of the Museum's collection and the traditional folk magic it represents.

There is also a Fine Edition of this book in the rare books cabinet (Museum Library id. no. 133.430941 GAR 8232), but this has been acquired as a reading copy.