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Steve Patterson in the research Library in the Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle, talking about his new book:

The Black Toad - Fine Limited Edition:

Due to the success of The Black Toad, a fine hand-bound limited edition of the book is to be produced by Troy Books, and expertly bound in Cornwall by master book-binder Tom O'Reilly M.A.

The book will be presented as a black cloth, leather and toad skin half binding, with goat leather to the spine; gold blocked to the side with a double toad device, and with black genuine cane toad skin to the corners and gilded pages. An optional slipcase in full black cloth will be available, prepared to order.

The Black Toad fine edition will be limited strictly to 83 signed and hand numbered copies only. Numbers to be assigned in ascending order on a first come first serve basis.

For further details, or to order/reserve a copy, please click here

Above is a digital impression of the completed binding.

More from Troy Books relating to witchcraft & folk-customs in Cornwall:



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