February 4, 2005
The Magick Toolbox: The Ultimate Compendium for Choosing and Using Ritual Implements and Magickal Tools
By Carl Neal
Publisher: Weiser Books (October 2004)
Pages: 310 - Price: $19.95
Review by Lee Prosser - firstname.lastname@example.org
Carl Neal has done a great service in examining and revealing the ritual implements known as magical tools utilized in Witchcraft.
I would urge any person interested in the nuts and bolts of altar items to get hold of a copy of this well-crafted book, for it has so much information it will be invaluable. Much information you can discover in this book is not easily found, or available elsewhere.
The introduction is followed by fifteen chapters, a conclusion, and two appendices covering magick supplies and possible altar arrangements. Topics covered include acquiring altar tools, athame, bell, besom, book of shadows, candleholders, cauldron, censer, chalice, pentacle, pipe, staff, wand, and other tools.
The writing style is concise, clear, and enjoyable. This book will help you learn which tools are right for you and the spell you plan. The other tools chapter covers tools used in the magickal arts such as scrying tools, tarot cards, and statuary.
Highly recommended as a reference. Neal's Web site is www.makeincense.com
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