The Philosophy of Witchcraft. Witchcraft, Ian FERGUSON.
The Philosophy of Witchcraft.

The Philosophy of Witchcraft.

London: George G. Harrap, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 220pp.+2pp. ads. Black cloth with gilt title etc to spine, bibliography. An unusually sympathetic study for its time, which largely foreshadows the modern view of witchcraft as the survival of pre or non-Christian spiritual belief system. Chapters include 'The Origins of the Witch,' 'Early Christianity and the Witch,' 'Magic and Medicine,' 'Folk-lore - The Refuge of Dreams,' 'The Triumph of Theology,' 'etc. etc. Cloth shows a little light shelf-wear, small chip missing from front cloth hinge (see photo), tiny splits at tail of spine, paper toned but clean and unmarked. Overall a tight, clean about VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #69691

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