New publishing house which may interest some here...

DiscussãoThe Witches of LibraryThing

Aderi ao LibraryThing para poder publicar.

New publishing house which may interest some here...

Este tópico está presentemente marcado como "adormecido"—a última mensagem tem mais de 90 dias. Pode acordar o tópico publicando uma resposta.

1Typhon Primeira Mensagem
Set 19, 2007, 11:19am

This might be of interest! I've just begun a small publishing house based in Brighton, U.K., called Puckrel Publishing - our speciality is reprints of rare writing on witchcraft from the Early Modern period.
Our first two publications are:

George Gifford - A Dialogue Concerning Witches and Witchcrafts (1593)
Matthew Hopkins & John Stearne - The Discovery of Witches and Witchcraft: The Writings of the Witchfinders (1647-8)

Both should be of interest to those with an interest in the history of witchcraft and English folklore.

Gifford was a puritan preacher who condemned the fervour surrounding witchcraft prosecutions, but was also eager to instigate more stringent procedures against the 'cunning folk', or 'white' witches, who, according to Gifford, also worked with the aid of Satan. The text gives a fascinating insight into Elizabethan folk beliefs and parish life.

And I'm sure everyone knows Matthew Hopkins... He was responsible, along with Stearne, for the largest witch-hunt in English history, sending over two hundred to the gallows in just two years during the English civil war. The two tracts published here are the witchfinders' defenses of their actions.

Please see our website, for more details!
And my apologies if this is not of interest.

Set 28, 2007, 4:35pm

I hope you don't mind, but I've posted a link to your publishing house website on a few of the fora that I visit.


Nov 18, 2007, 10:58pm

I think that's awsome! What a great idea!

Nov 28, 2007, 3:22pm

Make sure you get links up on and , which both have link sections just for pagan publishers :)

Adira para publicar