Witchcraft. Pennethorne HUGHES.


London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 220pp. Original black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, b&w illustrations, bibliography and index. An interesting if tendentious history. Some of what Gerald Gardner perceived as Hughes' misrepresentations of 'the craft' statements supposedly goaded Goaded into writing his own 'Witchcraft Today' which was published two years later so as to set the record straight. Lower corners lightly bumped, page edges darkened. A tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (Dust jacket lightly rubbed overall, edges lightly chafed and creased, price clipped. Dust jacket now in removable protective mylar cover). Item #64513


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