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Persian Demons from a Book of Magic and Astrology (1921)

- October 24, 2019 in astrology, demons, devils, ghosts, iran, magic, occult, persian, zodiac

Watercolours from an early twentieth-century book of spells depicting Persian demons associated with the zodiac.

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897)

- April 10, 2019 in andrew lang, dreams, ghost stories, ghosts, supernatural

Andrew Lang, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts; London ; New York; Bombay: Longmans, Green, 1897. Seventy eight weird happenings are contained in this volume, from a demon strangling Devonian farmers in 1682 to a poltergeist terrorising a contemporary Chinese couple. With it the author Andrew Lang continues his mission to imbue the modern mind […]

Hokusai’s Ghost Stories (ca. 1830)

- December 11, 2018 in folklore, ghosts, hokusai, japanese folklore, occult

Hokusai's five ghoulish prints for the series Hyaku Monogatari [One Hundred Ghost Stories].

Hokusai’s Ghost Stories (ca. 1830)

- December 11, 2018 in folklore, ghosts, hokusai, japanese folklore, occult

Hokusai's five ghoulish prints for the series Hyaku Monogatari [One Hundred Ghost Stories].

Spells Against the Evil Spirits of Babylonia (1903)

- October 31, 2018 in ancient spells, babylonia, babylonian evils, cuneiform, demons, devils, ghosts, incantations, spells, sumerian

Babylonian and Assyrian incantations against various demons, ghouls, vampires, hobgoblins, ghosts, and evil spirits.

Spells Against the Evil Spirits of Babylonia (1903)

- October 31, 2018 in ancient spells, babylonia, babylonian evils, cuneiform, demons, devils, ghosts, incantations, spells, sumerian

Babylonian and Assyrian incantations against various demons, ghouls, vampires, hobgoblins, ghosts, and evil spirits.

The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century (1825)

- October 23, 2018 in astrology, geomancy, ghosts, magic, necromancy, occult, spirits

Guide to astrology and the occult by the mysterious “Raphael”.

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

The Bakemono Zukushi “Monster” Scroll (18th–19th century)

- June 5, 2018 in bakemono, ghosts, japan, japanese art, japanese folklore, kwaidan, Lafcadio Hearn, monsters, yokai

Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore.