Item #70509 The Black Books of Elverum. Mary S. RUSTAD.

The Black Books of Elverum.

Lakeville, Minnesota: Galde Press, Inc., 1999. First Edition - First Printing. Hardcover. Large octavo, xl + 136pp. Black faux leather with silver titling etc. to spine and front board. Stated first printing. The text - in facsimile format - with English translation of two previously unpublished Norwegian manuscript "black books", that is collections of "cures, advice, prayers, and incantations" which are in many ways reminsicent of the German/American "PowWow" books or the French "books of secrets" like the "Petit Albert." Scarce in hardcover. A fine copy - no dust jacket issued. Item #70509
ISBN: 9781880090756


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