Daemonologia: A Discourse on Witchcraft as It was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax, of Fuyston, in the County of York, in the Year 1621; Along with the Only Two Eclogues of the Same Author Known to be in Existence. With a Biographical Introduction and Notes Topographical & Illustrative. William GRAINGE, Edward Fairfax: author.
Daemonologia: A Discourse on Witchcraft as It was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax, of Fuyston, in the County of York, in the Year 1621; Along with the Only Two Eclogues of the Same Author Known to be in Existence. With a Biographical Introduction and Notes Topographical & Illustrative.
Daemonologia: A Discourse on Witchcraft as It was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax, of Fuyston, in the County of York, in the Year 1621; Along with the Only Two Eclogues of the Same Author Known to be in Existence. With a Biographical Introduction and Notes Topographical & Illustrative.

Daemonologia: A Discourse on Witchcraft as It was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax, of Fuyston, in the County of York, in the Year 1621; Along with the Only Two Eclogues of the Same Author Known to be in Existence. With a Biographical Introduction and Notes Topographical & Illustrative.

Harrogate: R. Ackrill, 1882. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. 190pp. Original cloth lettered in gilt on spine & front board. The first complete edition of a work that was written over 250 years previously. In it the author Edward Fairfax, laid forth in sincere and eloquent prose, his painfully misguided conviction that his neighbours had attacked his children with witchcraft, killing his daughter Anne. The case was tried at court, and the defendants acquitted. Fairfax's account circulated in manuscript, and was eventually published in the Bibliographical and Historical Miscellanies of the Philobiblon Society in 1858. This edition includes the first complete publication of Fairfax's two verse eclogues, and Grainge's comments and notes. Spine ends very lightly bruised, spine slightly faded, page-edges browned, faint scuffs to front board, foxing to verso of free endpapers & first last blanks, light foxing to preliminaries and last few leaves, otherwise a tight, internally-clean VG+ copy. Item #49106

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