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Magpie & the Wardrobe : A Curiosity of Folklore, Magic & Spells (Hardcover) (Sam Mckechnie & Alexandrine

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The Magpie and the Wardrobe: A Curiosity of Folklore, Magic and Spells, is a lovingly curated compendium of time-honored traditions and curious customs that have bewitched us for generations. Discover simple magic, heirloom recipes and forgotten fairytales in this eclectic treasury. The 12 chapters, representative of the seasons, present the celebrations, superstitions and folklore that shape our year. From cherished traditions like Valentine’s Day to the lost excitement of May Day, this book reveals a calendar bursting with history, imagination and curious facts. Take a closer look at your favorite homespun rituals and the magic we conjure every day; make a candle wish, mix a moon oil elixir, and hang your romantic hopes on the predictions of an apple peel. Illustrated by a unique collection of ephemera and embellished with trinkets and charms, this sumptuous volume will appeal to the creative and curious.
Number of Pages: 1.0
Genre: Social Science, Body + Mind + Spirit
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Sam Mckechnie & Alexandrine Portelli
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2016
TCIN: 51551625
UPC: 9781910496459
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8606

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