PLANTS OF THE DEVIL. Illustrations by Marzena Ablewska.
Price: $45.00 USD
Place Published: No Place
Publisher: Three Hands Press
Date Published: 2017
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Condition: Fine in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 310724
First Edition. Octavo, original cloth in dust jacket. 176 pp. Illustrated. 1,000 copies printed. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
¶ Plants of the Devil examines the history and magic of herbs associated with Satan and his minions, delving into the folklore of ancient Europe and the British Isles. Included in the book are the diabolical concepts of the Wild Adversary and the Devil's Garden, Temptation, plants that harm and curse such as Blackberry, Stinging Nettle, Briar Rose, and Thistle, Poisonous Plants, herbs of evil omen, and herbs for protection, or 'Plants to keep the Dark Prince at bay.' The book will be of great interest to students of the occult, witchcraft, and plant folklore. The book is illustrated throughout with original illustrations of Marzena Ablewska, known for her evocative characterizations of plants and the sinister feminine.