Books

Books by early Wiccans

Gerald Gardner

  • 1936 – Keris and other Malay Weapons, Singapore: Progressive.
  • 1939 – A Goddess Arrives (fiction).
  • 1949 – High Magic’s Aid (fiction), Aurinia Books, ISBN 978-0-9566182-0-7
  • 1954 – Witchcraft Today
  • 1959 – The Meaning of Witchcraft

Doreen Valiente

  • 1962 – Where Witchcraft Lives
  • 1973 – An ABC of Witchcraft
  • 1975 – Natural Magic
  • 1978 – Witchcraft for Tomorrow
  • 1989 – The Rebirth of Witchcraft
  • 2000 – Charge of the Goddess, a collection of poems, published posthumously
  • 2013 – Charge of the Goddess, Expanded Edition, a collection of poems, published posthumously

Patricia Crowther

  • 1965 – The Witches Speak (with Arnold Crowther). Athol Publications
  • 1973 – Witchcraft in Yorkshire (Dalesman) ISBN 0-85206-178-1
  • 1974 – Witch Blood (The Diary of a Witch High Priestess) (House of Collectibles) ISBN 0-87637-161-6
  • 1981 – Lid off the Cauldron: A handbook for witches (Muller) ISBN 0-584-10421-9
  • 1992 – The Zodiac Experience (Samuel Weiser Inc) ISBN 0-87728-739-2
  • 1992 – The Secrets of Ancient Witchcraft With the Witches’ Tarot (Carol Publishing) ISBN 0-8065-1056-0
  • 1992 – Witches Were for Hanging (Excalibur Press of London) ISBN 1-85634-049
  • 1998 – One Witch’s World (Robert Hale) ISBN 0-7090-6222-2 (published in America under the title High Priestess. Apart from the title, they are the same book) (Phoenix Publishing) ISBN 0-919345-87-5
  • 2002 – From Stagecraft to Witchcraft: The Early years of a High Priestess (Capall Bann) ISBN 1-86163-163-4
  • 2009 – Covensense (Robert Hale) ISBN 9780709087205

Lois Bourne

  • 1989 – Witch Amongst Us – The Autobiography of a Witch ISBN 0-7090-3761-9
  • 1989 – Conversations with a Witch (republished 2002) ISBN 978-0-7090-7064-1
  • 1998 – Dancing with Witches (republished 2006) ISBN 0-7090-8074-3
  • 2006 – Spells to Change Your Life ISBN 978-1-904435-10-5

Frederic Lamond

  • 1990 – The Divine Struggle.
  • 1997 – Religion Without Beliefs: Essays in Pantheist Theology, Comparative Religion and Ethics. Janus Publishing. ISBN 1-85756-341-7.
  • 2004 – Fifty Years of Wicca . Green Magic. ISBN 0-9547230-1-5.

Biographies and History

Jack Bracelin

  • 1960 – Gerald Gardner Witch (Rumored to be Ghost Written by Idres Shaw)

Philip Heselton

  • 1985 – With Jimmy Goddard and Paul Baines: Skyways and Landmarks Revisited
  • 1985 – With Brian Larkman: Earth Mysteries – An Explanatory Introduction
  • 1986 – Tony Wedd: New age pioneer. Northern Earth Mysteries. ISBN 0-948635-01-0
  • 1994 – The Elements of Earth Mysteries. Element Books. ISBN 1-85230-228-3
  • 1995 – Secret Places of the Goddess: Contacting the Earth Spirit. Capall Bann Publishing. ISBN 1-898307-40-7
  • 1997 – Mirrors of Magic: Evoking the Spirit of the Dewponds. Capall Bann Publishing. ISBN 1-898307-84-9
  • 1999 – Leylines – A Beginner’s Guide. Hodder Arnold. ISBN 0-340-74316-6
  • 1999 – Magical Guardians: Exploring the Spirit and Nature of Trees 2nd revised edition. Capall Bann Publishing. ISBN 1-86163-057-3
  • 2000 – Wiccan Roots: Gerald Gardner and the Modern Witchcraft Revival. Capall Bann Publishing. ISBN 1-86163-110-3
  • 2001 – Gerald Gardner and the Witchcraft Revival: The Significance of His Life and Works to the Story of Modern WitchcraftI-H-O BooksISBN 1-872189-16-4
  • 2003 – Gerald Gardner and the Cauldron of Inspiration: An Investigation into the Sources of Gardnerian Witchcraft. Capall Bann Publishing. ISBN 1-86163-164-2
  • 2012 – Witchfather: A Life of Gerald Gardner. Vol 1: Into the Witch Cult. Loughborough, Leicestershire: Thoth Publications. ISBN 978-1-870450-80-5
  • 2012 – Witchfather: A Life of Gerald Gardner. Vol 2: From Witch Cult to Wicca. Loughborough, Leicestershire: Thoth Publications. ISBN 978-1-870450-79-9

Ronald Hutton

  • 1991 – The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy Blackwell (Oxford and Cambridge) 0-631-18946-7
  • 1994The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700
    Oxford University Press (Oxford and New York)
  • 1996 – The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain Oxford University Press (Oxford and New York)
  • 1999 – The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft Oxford University Press (Oxford and New York)
  • 2001 – Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination Hambledon and London (London and New York) 1-85295-324-7
  • 2003 – Witches, Druids and King Arthur Hambledon
  • 2007 – The Druids: A History Hambledon Continuum
  • 2009 – Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain
    Yale University Press (London)
  • 2013 – Pagan Britain

More recent

Prudence Jones

  • 1990 – Voices from the Circle: Heritage of Western Paganism [Amazon], co-edited with Caitlin Matthews
  • 1997 – A History of Pagan Europe [Amazon], with Nigel Pennick
  • 2002 – Creative Astrology: Experiential Understanding of the Horoscope [Amazon]

Yvonne Aburrow

  • 2014 – All Acts of Love and Pleasure: inclusive Wicca [Avalonia]

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