Demonolatry ... in Three Books. Nicolas REMY, Montague Summers.
Demonolatry ... in Three Books.
Demonolatry ... in Three Books.
Demonolatry ... in Three Books.
Demonolatry ... in Three Books.

Demonolatry ... in Three Books.

London: John Rodker, 1930. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Small quarto. xliv + 188pp. Saffron-coloured cloth spine with light beige cloth boards. Limited edition of 1275 copies, this copy being no. 760. Fore- & bottom-edges uncut. An important late sixteenth century text on witchcraft "drawn from the capital trials of 900 persons, more or less, who within the last fifteen years have in Lorraine paid the penalty of death for the crime of witchcraft" by Nicholas Remy, 'Privy Councillor to the Most Serene Duke of Lorraine, and Public Advocate to his Duchy.' Along with the better-known Malleus Maleficarum one of the core works on witch hunting. This edition formed Volume IV of Rodker's 'The Church and Witchcraft' series. [D'Arch Smith B22] LOOSELY INSERTED - beautifully printed 8 page prospectus for the Rodker edition of Boguet's "Discours des Sorciers." Edges of boards a little darkened, light bruising to spine ends, endpapers unevenly browned (as always), crease across bottom corner of half-title page, edges dusty, contents unmarked and bright. Overall a tight and clean VG+ copy in the scarce dust jacket. (Dust jacket is quite darkened overall, with chafing to edges and panels, rubbing to folds, some short closed tears and a few small chips). Item #62771

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