The History of Vampires. Dudley WRIGHT, Michael Lord.

The History of Vampires.

New York: Dorset Press, 1993. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 218pp. Black cloth spine over blue papered boards, silver titling to spine. A facsimile reprint of Dudley Wright's survey of vampire myths and stories called by the current publisher: "one of the few serious studies of vampirism in the English language." Contents include: Introduction, Excommunication and its Power, The Vampire in Babylonia, Assyria, and Greece, Vampirism in Great and Greater Britain, Vampirism in Germany and Surrounding Countries, Vampirism in Hungary, Bavaria, and Silesia, Vampirism in Servia and Bulgaria, Vampire Beliefs in Russia, Vampirism Among the Orientals, Miscellanea, Living Vampires, The Vampire in Literature, Fact or Fiction?, Bibliography. Tiny abrasion to lower edge of upper board, small light ripple to front blank endpaper, else a tight clean "as new" copy. Thus near Fine in near Fine dust jacket (Dust jacket is just very lightly rubbed, not clipped. Now protected by a removable mylar cover). Item #65914
ISBN: 0880291540

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