180 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. OCCULT. Discusses the powers of witches, sorcerers, and devils, which, broadly speaking, are divination and control. The incidents used to illustrate these powers have been chosen for their dramatic interest. (Key Words: Witchcraft, Witches, Devilry, Devils, Occult, Sorcerers, Exorcism, Diviners, Ghosts, Poltergeist, Voodoo, Gypsies, Charms, Spells, PaRANORMAL).
Very Good. Jacket present as described. This hardcover book is Fine, being square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine gilt. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is Good, with minor wear to the edge/points and minor staining by the spine and upper front corner (no damage to boards). Significant staining to the back panel (no damage to boards). Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark.
Hardcover. Octavo.180pp. Red glazed cloth boards gilt-lettered on spine. One b/w illustration. Extends beyond the normal purview of witchcraft into other areas of the occult, etc., with chapters on Witchcraft, The Devil, Possession and Exorcism, Magic, Divination, Necromancy, The Bell Witch, Voodoo, and Gypsies. Includes a couple of rather ill-informed references to Aleister Crowley. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Lower corners lightly bumped, a little off-set to board edges from paper dust jacket, few pages creased at upper corners, otherwise a solid, clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket slightly rubbed, darkened at spine and outer margins, not clipped).
A treasury of witchcraft and devilry; a primer of the occult
by Marie Gupta, Frances Sweeney Brandon
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