Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England: A Regional and Comparative Study. Alan MACFARLANE, with ALS.

Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England: A Regional and Comparative Study.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xxii + 334pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Fold-out map. Tables, diagrams & b/w plates. Appendices, bibliography, index. The author examines some of the least explored regions of post-Reformation society, investigates the circumstances of those who were believed to be witches & considers the motives of their accusors and finally compares his conclusions with modern anthropological investigations into witchcraft in other areas. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Loosely-inserted is a half page handwritten & signed note from the author to Coleman thanking him for his interest in this book, and indicating his own disillusionment with psychic phenomena. Some very faint marks to boards, foxing to page-edges, else a solid, internally-clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket. Item #47848
ISBN: 0710064039

Price: $65.00

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