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Keris and other Malay Weapons

Keris and other Malay Weapons

By (author) Gerald B. Gardner


  • Reprint of a very sought-after reference on Malay weaponry and magic
  • Written by a leading authority in the field
Full Description
A new edition of a classic on Malay weaponry and war, originally published in 1936 in an extremely limited printing now virtually impossible to find. In addition to his work in description and classification of all sorts of Malay weaponry, Gardner spent significant effort in discussions on the origin of the kris and its close association with occult beliefs among Malays, an interest of Gardner's which was to have a huge effect on him, later in life. Following his retirement from the British Civil Service in Malaya, not long after the original publication of this book, Gardner returned to the UK, where he focussed his interests on modern witchcraft, his writings and efforts eventually serving to revive the tradition. Garner is considered by many to be the 'Father of the Wicca Movement'.
Orchid Press
19th Mar 2010
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
6.08 in x 9.23 in
144 Pages
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