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Demonolatry (1595) : The Church & Witchcraft Series Volume IV by  Rev. Montague Summers (Edited with Introduction and Notes)   E. A. Ashwin (Trans.) - First English Edition, Limited - 1930 - from GatesPastBooks and Biblio.com

Demonolatry (1595) : The Church & Witchcraft Series Volume IV

by Nicholas Rémy (Nicolas Remy), E. A. Ashwin (Trans.), Rev. Montague Summers (Edited with Introduction and Notes)

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good


London: John Rodker, 1930. "This [First English] edition is of 1275 [Hand-numbered] copies only". First Issue, Vegetable Vellum Saffron Parchment Spine binding. Scarce Rubricated Yellow Dust Jacket is present, with toning as usual when found. Some extremity wear, chip to spine head without any title loss (see scan). The DJ has protected the book itself very well. Thick light grey canvas boards Bright, Vellum spine Extremely Bright with just a touch of fade to spine head extremity corresponding to DJ chip (see scan), otherwise Fine without any cracks or splitting. Square, Sewn binding tight. Offset to pastedowns as per usual. Internally clean, Unmarked. (d'Arch Smith B22).. First English Edition, Limited. Cloth, Sewn Binding. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo in 4to Size - over 10" tall. Oversized Safely, Securely Packed.


  • Bookseller: GatesPastBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 931758
  • Title: Demonolatry (1595) : The Church & Witchcraft Series Volume IV
  • Author: Nicholas Rémy (Nicolas Remy), E. A. Ashwin (Trans.), Rev. Montague Summers (Edited with Introduction and Notes)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First English Edition, Limited
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Rodker
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1930
  • Keywords: History, Heresy, Occult, Witchcraft, Witch, Trials, Hunter, Christianity, Magic Studies, Folklore, Religious Psychology, Philosophy, Comparative Religion, Nancy, Lorraine, Spells, Charms, Sabbat, Malleus, Compendium, Maleficarum, Grimoire
  • Size: 8vo in 4to Size - over 10" tall

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