Of Chalk & Flint

A Way of Norfolk Magic

Of Chalk and Flint: A Way of Norfolk Magic is a celebration of the county of Norfolk and its Nameless Tradition of magic and witchcraft. The spiritual energy which informs and powers this magic wells up from the land itself and from the Chalk and Flint which have shaped the landscape, its flora, its fauna, its culture and its history. This book therefore weaves a rich tapestry of herbs and creatures, of gods, dragons, Fair Ones and merfolk, of spells, rituals and seasonal devotions. It retells some of the old stories which shape the work of the Tradition and honours the ancestors who inspire it. Yet it is a book for the present moment, and shows how working closely with the land can be an integral and vibrant part of modern life. While the book is focused on Norfolk, the principles of the magic explored here are applicable anywhere in in the world. Thus, this book provides a valuable resource, both for those with an interest in Norfolk, and also for anyone seeking insights into natural magic, witchcraft and working with the power of the land.

Val Thomas talks about ‘Of Chalk & Flint – A Way of Norfolk Magic’ in various locations in Norfolk including the Norfolk Broads

Available in the following editions:

Paperback Edition: gloss laminate cover.

Standard Hardback Edition: bound in charcoal Cotton weave textured paper binding with white foil-blocking, speckled Dove Grey end papers and black & white head and tail bands. 90gsm cream paper stock.

Special Edition: a limited edition of 150 hand-numbered examples bound in Natural cotton book-cloth with black foil-blocking, mottled slate end papers and black & white head and tail bands. 90gsm cream paper stock.

Fine Edition: A Hand bound edition of 18 examples bound in a dark chestnut quarter leather and fine cloth binding with gold foil blocking on the leather to the front and spine, housed in a fully lined black library buckram blind embossed slip case. 90gsm cream paper stock.

Size: All editions – 156mm x 234mm

Introduction

Chapter One – The Lord and Lady of Norfolk

Chapter Two – Sacred Places: Stories within the Landscape

Chapter Three – Spiritual Beings

Chapter Four – The Quest of the Year

Chapter Five – Materia Magica

Chapter Six – Magical Tools

Chapter Seven – Operative Magic

Chapter Eight – A Sense of Community: Covens, Moots and Magical Groups

Chapter Nine – A Treasury of Talent

Chapter Ten – A Harvest of Norfolk

Endword

Index

Pagination: 378 pages + 12 pages B&W photo plates.

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Fine Edition

£320.00 plus shipping

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