The Galdrabók provides a grimoire of actual magical practices as well as rune spells and talismans. It is the single most important document for understanding the practice of magic in late medieval Iceland and pvides a unique insight into the various elements that made up the national magical tradition. In an easy, readable style, the author presents the history of the heathen period and discusses the politico-religious climate in Iceland. Published in 1989.
This book is in very good condition.