A Popular History of Witchcraft

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9781446541067 - A Popular History of Witchcraft - Montague Summers
9781446541067 - A Popular History of Witchcraft - Montague Summers
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A Popular History of Witchcraft

An overview of witchcraft and its practices and history, written by Montague Summers.

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First published in 1937, this volume offers an overview of witchcraft and its practices and history, written by Montague Summers. Augustus Montague Summers (1880 – 1948) was an English clergyman and author most famous for his studies on vampires, witches and werewolves—all of which he believed to be very much real. He also wrote the first English translation of the infamous 15th-century witch hunter’s manual, the “Malleus Maleficarum”, in 1928. Contents include: “Of the Practice and Profession of Witchcraft; of the Contact; and the Familiar”, “Of the Practice of Witchcraft; of the Malice and Mischief of Witches; of the Devi’s Mark; and of the Grimore”, “Of the Witch Covens and their Grand Masters; of their Journey to the Sabbat; and of the Sabbat Orgy”, etc. Other notable works by this author include: “Witchcraft and Black Magic” (1946) and “The Physical Phenomena of Mysticism” (1947). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

Book Details

Author

Montague Summers

Imprint

Obscure Press

ISBN

9781446541067, 9781528763868

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Pages

306

Publication Date

04 March 2011

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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