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Buckland, Raymond

Overview
Works: 109 works in 296 publications in 8 languages and 6,694 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Fiction  Miscellanea  History  Paranormal fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Host, Author of screenplay
Classifications: BF1566, 299
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Raymond Buckland
Buckland's complete book of witchcraft by Raymond Buckland( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of modern Wicca's most recommended books, this comprehensive text features a step-by-step course in Witchcraft, with photographs and illustrations, rituals, beliefs, history, and lore, as well as instruction in spellwork, divination, herbalism, healing, channeling, dreamwork, sabbats, esbats, covens, and solitary practice
The spirit book : the encyclopedia of clairvoyance, channeling, and spirit communication by Raymond Buckland( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can the living communicate with the dead? Many believe that spirits are constantly about us and that it is possible, through a variety of means, to speak to them and to have them speak to us. Author Buckland looks at these methods of communication, their history, and the personalities involved throughout the past three hundred years of this eternal quest. Includes accounts of ghosts and hauntings, levitation and trances, astral projection, psychic surgery, selfpainting portraits, crystal gazing, predictions, and poltergeists. Mediums, clairvoyants, telepaths, and other well-known people connected to the field worldwide are profiled, as are notorious fakes and frauds. Spirit beliefs among the famous, including Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, and Mae West, are examined.--From publisher description
The witch book : the encyclopedia of witchcraft, wicca, and neo-paganism by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... With 560 entries, a resource section, and 114 photos and illustrations, The Witch Book is an exhaustive A-to-Z exploration of people, places, events, literature, and other matters related to this ever-timely and popular topic ... defines both the darker Christian concept and the true concept of Wicca, concentrating on the Western European and later New World versions of Witchcraft and magic ... unmatched in its coverage of witchcraft's historical, practical, and cultural aspects."--Publisher's description
The fortune-telling book : the encyclopedia of divination and soothsaying by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to use the many forms of divination, explores events and predictions, and includes entries on such people as Aleister Crowley and Jeane Dixon
Cursed in the act : a Bram Stoker mystery by Raymond Buckland( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bram Stoker, business manager for London's Lyceum Theatre, and his stage manager, Harry Rivers, must investigate when the star of Hamlet is poisoned to death on opening night
Practical candleburning rituals by Raymond Buckland( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This trusted guidebook by popular author Raymond Buckland has introduced candle magick to more than 300,000 readers. From winning love to conquering fear, obtaining money to improving relationships, Practical Candleburning Rituals is filled with simple candle rites that get real results. Newly updated and re-organized, this edition includes thirty-seven rituals-adapted for Christians and Pagans-that can be performed at home with readily available materials. No prior magickal knowledge is necessary. Diagrams and simple instructions make this candle magick primer an ideal practical guide for beginners
Signs, symbols & omens : an illustrated guide to magical & spiritual symbolism by Raymond Buckland( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As human beings, we live in a world of symbols. From traffic signs to the very letters that comprise these words, symbols are woven into every aspect of daily life. Since prehistoric times humans have used symbolic representation to communicate with each other and with the divine. In "Signs, Symbols & Omens, leading occult authority Ray Buckland describes the form and meaning of over 800 symbols from ancient and modern religions, magical traditions, and indigenous cultures around the world
Witchcraft from the inside : origins of the fastest growing religious movement in America by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead for a spell : a Bram Stoker mystery by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"March 1881. The Lyceum is abuzz with the news that American actor Edwin Booth is going to be sharing the stage with their own Shakespearean star, Henry Irving. But stage manager Harry Rivers has other matters preoccupying him. One of the regular actresses has disappeared, and after a disturbing tarot card reading, Harry's boss, Bram Stoker, is convinced that something wicked is coming their way. When the poor girl's body is found, Stoker's suspicions prove to be founded--the murder scene is riddled with strange clues that Stoker recognizes as the trappings of an occult ritual. Someone is conjuring up a pernicious plot against cast and crew of the Lyceum, and if Harry doesn't track down the slaying sorcerer quickly, it could spell disaster for those he holds dearest.."--
Wicca for life : the way of the craft-- from birth to summerland by Raymond Buckland( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wicca for one : the path of solitary witchcraft by Raymond Buckland( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Weiser field guide to ghosts : apparations, spirits, spectral lights, and other hauntings of history and legend by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Ancestral Ghosts; Animal Ghosts; Apparitions; Battlefield Ghosts; Biblical Ghosts; Fairies; Guardian Ghosts; Inhuman Ghosts; Literary Ghosts; Living Ghosts; Materializations; Monsters; Mythical Ghosts; Folklore Ghosts; Nature Ghosts; Omen Ghosts; Prophetic Ghosts; Poltergeists; Possessive Ghosts; Religious Ghosts; Shadow Ghosts; Spirits; Spectral Lights; Vampires; Practical Ghost Hunting; Further Reading; Index; About the Author; The Weiser Field Guide Series; Backcover
Buckland's book of spirit communications by Raymond Buckland( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore the nature of the physical body and learn how to prepare yourself to become a medium. Experience for yourself the trance state, clairvoyance, psychometry, table tipping, levitation, talking boards, automatic writing, spiritual photography, spiritual healing, distant healing, channeling, and development circles. Also learn how to avoid spiritual fraud." --Publisher description
Scottish witchcraft : the history & magick of the Picts by Raymond Buckland( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced candle magick : more spells and rituals for every purpose by Raymond Buckland( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seize control of your destiny with the simple but profound practice of Advanced Candle Magick. Ray Buckland's first book on candle magick Practical Candleburning Rituals explained the basic techniques of directing positive forces and making things happen. In Advanced Candle Magick, you'll use advanced spells, preparatory work, visualization and astrology to improve and enhance your results. Create a framework conducive to potent spellwork through the use of planetary hours, days of the week, herb and stone correspondences, and color symbolism. Create positive changes in your relationships, finances, health and spirit when you devise your own powerful rituals based upon the sample spells presented in this book."--Publisher description
Solitary séance : how you can talk with spirits on your own by Raymond Buckland( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecting with your departed loved ones doesn't have to mean visiting a medium or taking a specialized course. With the proven techniques in this book, you can contact spirits anytime you wish?easily and safely in your own home. Bestselling author Raymond Buckland guides you through nearly twenty effective methods for communing with spirit, as taught in his popular workshops. No special knowledge is required. Simply follow the steps for each method to see which one works best for you.?Dreamwork?Table-tipping?Pendulums?Crystal skrying?Automatic writing?Tarot?Runes?Spirit photography?Dominoes?Flame messages Praise:The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits
Buckland's book of Gypsy magic : travelers stories, spells, and healings by Raymond Buckland( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together lore, legend, and belief Buckland's Book of Gypsy Magic revives the beliefs, spell-craft, and healing wisdom of the Romany people. From hexes and healings to tea leaves and tarot, the circle of the family and the rituals of death, this enchanted volume will delight witches, folklorists, and history lovers alike. Learn the shuvani's secrets for love, craft a talisman for vitality, and cast the Gypsy Start tarot spread. Join Buckland around the campfire, to hear stories of werewolves and vampires, mistaken identity, persecution, and perseverance. Learn how the gypsy people have
Buckland's book of Saxon witchcraft by Raymond Buckland( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protection from EvilLove; Healing; Other Magick; Hwata (Divination); The Saxon Wands; Tarot; The Path; Scrying; Crystal-Gazing; Mirror-Gazing; Lacnunga (Herbal Love); The Gathering, Drying, and Keeping of Simples and their Juices; The Way of Making and Keeping all Necessary Compounds; Appendix A - Magickal Alphabets; Appendix B - Seax-Wican Songs; Appendix C - Seax-Wica Recipes for Wine, Beer, and Ale; Bibliography; Backcover
Amazing secrets of the psychic world by Raymond Buckland( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft today by Gerald Brosseau Gardner( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This special expanded edition of the historic volume, reissued in celebration of its fiftieth anniversary, includes the original introduction written for the book by Dr. Margaret Murray, former president of the British Folklore Society and the author of influential books on witchcraft. It also includes new material by contemporary practitioners and scholars: Judy Harrow, author of Wicca Covens and Devoted to You, discusses the context of the Gardner's life and work and gives an analysis of his published sources as well as what later books carry on the major themes; Ronald Hutton, eminent historian and author of Triumph of the Moon, looks at Gardner's life and times; Wren Walker, co-producer of the Witches Voice Web site, shares her observations about Wicca today; Graduate student Tara Nelsen looks into the religion's possible future."--Back cover
 
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Buckland's complete book of witchcraft
Alternative Names
Buckland, Ray

Buckland, Ray 1934-

Buckland, Raymond

Buckland, Raymond 1934-

Earll, Tony

Raymond Buckland Brits essayist

Raymond Buckland saggista britannico

バックランド, レイモンド

レイモンド・バックランド

雷蒙德·巴克兰

Languages
English (119)

Spanish (10)

French (4)

Japanese (4)

Turkish (2)

Dutch (2)

Czech (2)

Russian (1)

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The spirit book : the encyclopedia of clairvoyance, channeling, and spirit communicationThe witch book : the encyclopedia of witchcraft, wicca, and neo-paganismThe fortune-telling book : the encyclopedia of divination and soothsayingPractical candleburning ritualsSigns, symbols & omens : an illustrated guide to magical & spiritual symbolismWitchcraft from the inside : origins of the fastest growing religious movement in AmericaWicca for life : the way of the craft-- from birth to summerlandWicca for one : the path of solitary witchcraft