The Leaper Between: An Historical Study of the Toad-Bone Amulet; Its Forms, Functions, and Praxis in Popular Magic

Chumbley traces the metamorphosis of the toad-bone amulet from its beginning as a talisman for controlling animals to its ultimate manifestation as a conduit of diabolic power and source of the power of the 'Toad-Witch'. The first academic study of this little known aspect of folk-magic. The Leaper Between will be of interest to students of comparative religion, folklore, magic and witchcraft.