Three Hands Press has announced the up-coming publication of Plants of the Devil by Corinne Boye. Plants of the Devil examinines the history and magic of herbs associated with Satan and his minions, delving into the folklore of ancient Europe and the British Isles.
Examined in the book are the diabolical concept 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.
The book is 176 pages, printed offset litho on heavy stock, to be released in four separate editions:
✢ A trade paperback with color cover
✢ A limited standard hardcover with color dust jacket, limited to 1,000 copies
✢ A deluxe edition in quarter red pigskin and slipcase, limited to 41 hand-numbered copies
✢ A special edition in quarter red pigskin and slipcase, limited to 17 hand-numbered copies
Further Details: www.threehandspress.com