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The Long-Lost Friend
The Long-Lost Friend
A 19th Century American Grimoire

By: Daniel Harms
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738732541
English  |  312 pages | 6 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: June 2012
Price: $17.95 US,  $20.95 CAN
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In 1820, folk healer Johann Georg Hohman published a book in German. Continuously in print since that first publication, The Long- Lost Friend—filled with tokens, spells, cures and more—is a milestone in magical history. Now, Llewellyn is proud to present the most complete, accurate, and fully annotated version of this book ever published.

• Original German text published for the first time in over a century
• English translation featuring extensive, revealing, and original notes
• Over three hundred charms, spells, and recipes for home remedies
• Over one hundred previously unpublished recipes and charms

The Long-Lost Friend combines Germanic European folklore with the American Pow Wow tradition, resulting in a uniquely American system of magic. It’s a foundational document for American magical traditions from Hexcraft to Hoodoo.


Traditionally, when performing magic, a practitioner has an altar of some sort on which to work. The altar, of course, can be anything from an elaborately carved table to a dresser top or even just a cleared section of kitchen counter; any available space can be utilized as long as it is large enough to hold the necessary tools and spell items. An... read this article
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