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Fields Book Store is Now Web- and Phone-Orders Only.
Our Last Day At 1419 Polk was February 28, 2013.
On February 28, 2013, we wound down the physical manifestation of Fields Book Store at 1419 Polk Street after 82 years. The spirit of the store continues in our virtual home at www.FieldsBooks.com, which has helped keep the physical store going these past five years.
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International Shipping Rates Increase January 27
The US Post Office will be increasing the charges for International Priority Flat Rate envelopes on January 27. Canada is now $19.95 and the rest of the world $23.95. Note that several smaller books can be packed securely in a single envelope, and we are always happy to work with you to maximize the value of your shipping if you are buying multiple books.
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Foam of the Past
Skylight Press UK
Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She was almost 'one of us' - but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and subjects in a way that gave them the glamour of the Celtic Otherworld in an intriguing and believable manner. She opened up a whole new world of language, ancient songs, poems and proverbs that had never before been presented to the English-speaking peoples south of the Scottish Highlands. She...More
Dance of Reality: The Psychomagical Autobiography of the Creator of El Topo and the Holy Mountain
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
Retracing the spiritual and mystical path he has followed since childhood, Alejandro Jodorowsky re-creates the incredible adventure of his life as an artist, filmmaker, writer, and therapist--all stages on his quest to push back the boundaries of both imagination and reason.
Not a traditional autobiography composed of a chronological recounting of memories, Dance of Reality repaints events from Jodorowsky's life from the perspective of an unleashed imagination. Like the psychomagic an...
Liber Nox: A Traditional Witch's Gramarye
Skylight Press UK
In this concise and important treatise Michael Howard delineates between various modern neo-pagan Wiccan traditions, cunning folk traditions, heathen folk or the 'pagani,' and an assortment of ritual magicians and pathworkers in order to present a 'gramarye' distinctly for those who aspire to the 'Old Craft.' An experienced practitioner, writer, researcher, folklorist and magazine editor of the respected witchcraft magazine, The Cauldron
(since 1976), Howard elucidates important elements ...More
36 Faces: The History, Astrology and Magic of the Decans
Three Hands Press
There is a thread that runs through over four millennia of astrological and magical history, a cord that binds ancient Egypt with the Hellenistic world, the Arabian empire, India, the European Renaissance and even touches the present. That thread is the Decans, a division of the earth’s sky into 36 sections. These 36 'Faces of Heaven' are more than just a curious footnote in the history of archaeo-astronomy. First emerging in ancient Egypt, they have moved with the corpus of Hermetic materia...More
Wisht Waters: Aqueous Magica and the Cult of Holy Wells (Occult Monograph No. 5)
Three Hands Press
Curse tablets, defixiones, were formed from sheets of lead, inscribed with the ill intent of the curse, and the name of the victim. The tablet would often be rolled, or folded, before being stuck through with a nail; a magical act of defigo; 'pinning down' or 'fixing' one’s will and intent upon the target of one’s work. Such an act is not isolated to malefic working, and is cognate with the 'creative act' and fertility; giving life unto the magician's will. In curse magic howev...