About the Author
Nigel Campbell Pennick is the highly respected author of over fifty published books on occultism, magic, the runes, natural magic, divination, folklore, traditional performance and Celtic art. His books have been translated into several other languages, notably German. Nigel is also an artist and illustrator, stained-glass designer and maker, musician and mummer. He founded the Institute of Geomantic Research and later The Library of the European Tradition, which published new research on geomancy and folklore as well as rare archival material from the 19th and early 20th century. Previously published works include Runic Astrology: Starcraft and Timekeeping in the Northern Tradition (1995), Ogham and Coelbren: Mystic Signs and Symbols of the Celtic Druids, The Sacred World of the Celts: An Illustrated Guide to Celtic Spirituality and Mythology, Rune Magic (1993), Runes: How to Interpret the Ancient System of the Runes (Complete Illustrated Guide S.), Practical Magic in the Northern Tradition (1994), The Power Within: The Way of the Warrior and the Martial Arts in the European Tradition, Secrets of East Anglian Magic, The Goddess Year, The God Year, Inner Mysteries of the Goths: Rune-lore and Secret Wisdom of the Northern Tradition, Muses and Fates, Earth Harmony: Places of Power and Holiness and Healing.