8vo., publisher’s cloth binding, pp. 495, with 8 plates (“contemporary illustrations”) on blue paper. Binding worn and bumped, spine creased, pages very slightly stained and uniformly browned. An important book in the history of the study of witchcraft, divided into 3 parts, containing: the author’s historical analysis, transcriptions of depositions and confessions (from 1510 to 1717), and appendices. A very scarce first edition.
EWEN, C. L’Estrange., Witchcraft and Demonianism. A concise account derived from sworn depositions and confessions obtained in the courts of England and Wales., Heath Cranton Limited, 1933
SKU: 034421 Category: Esoteric Tags: cultural history, demonianism, demonism, demons, Folklore, History, religious, seventeenth century, sixteenth century, witchcraft
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