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This book could have been my very own. Likewise, the book is quite clear in establishing that witchcraft is total bunk, so readers thinking they’ll get some sort of “primer” will be very disappointed.

I found myself easier bored demonollgy skimming through much of the book. Just a neat book I picked up back in the 80s after studying Chaucer with Professor Robbins.

Still, I found cases that I scarcely knew existed. First published inRobbins’ encyclopedia remains the most authoritative and comprehensive body of information about witchcraft and demonology ever compiled in a single volume. Near Very Good Edition: Netanella rated it really liked it Oct 02, It is an encyclopedia and reads like one numerous topical entriesso don’t expect it to read like a normal book.

He authored over a dozen books and nearly articles, including the definitive introduction to the catalogue of the Witchcraft Dsmonology at Cornell University Library in Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


Rossell Hope Robbinsan acknowledged authority on witchcraft, was one of the half-dozen Americans ever elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Dec 10, DisneyMonster rated it really liked it Shelves: Volume has light wear, some vague soil on page edges.

Both unclipped DJ and book in VG condition. Used – Very Good. Fascinating, comprehensive compendium of ne’er-do-wells and their practices. Jun 05, sage rated it really liked it Shelves: The logic of the Demonologists, all highly educated men, leaders in their own disciplines, is the most terrifying feature of witchcraft.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Great Expectations Rare Books Published: I remember wanting to read this book for years. This is a great book that delves into the world of witches and demons.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It is a comphrensive read, but witchvraft is somewhat slanted and biased. A clean, square, interanlly unmarked copy. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In he received his diploma of education from the School of Education, Liverpool. I read this book for the first time over 30 years ago as a teenager when it was available at my local library albiet in a locked case requiring special permission to access and I became immediately enthralled by the subject matter.


Owners stamped name and address on fep. So can people make sure that they are reviewing the correct one? A comprehensive reference work arranged alphabetically to include “articles about witches’ sabbet and pact, night flight and metamorphosis, incubi and succubi, encuclopedia reports of trials, werewolves and vampires, devils, demonical possession and exorcism, poltergeists, the classical demonologists, the Inquisition, how and why witches were accused, barbarous tortures, and accounts of the major witches’ trials of Europe and New England.

Jun 28, Cara rated it it was ok Shelves: A treasure trove of useful information on the witchcraft persecutions that gripped Europe, England and Colonial America especially useful as a launching pad for further reading. His dissertation and three of his earliest scholarly books dealt with the lyric in English, and, inColumbia University Press published his Early English Christmas Carols in a handsome gift edition with music, illustrations, and an Encyclopediaa record.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Everything was sacrificed to a preconceived prejudice. So don’t read this book if you’re some “New Age Magician” thinking it’ll tell you how to read the future or summon a demon.

Look at the tools of torture that was used to extract a confession from a person. Jan 08, Steve Asher rated it it was amazing.