Essays in Petto. The Rev. Montague Summers.
Essays in Petto

Essays in Petto SIGNED

London: Fortune Press. The uncommon signed/limited, circa early 1920s. #10 OF ONLY 70 COPIES SIGNED BY MONTAGUE SUMMERS AND PRINTED ON ENGLISH HANDMADE PAPER. Beige cloth over 1/ 4 vellum. Gilt-lettered vellum spine. A well-preserved, VG to VG+ copy. Octavo, 183 pgs. Deckled fore-edge and bottom edge. Crisp gravure frontispiece photograph of Summers by Vaughan A. Freeman. Reverend Summers was a major figure in the world of early 20th cent. occult literature. Author of Witchcraft and Demonology (1927), The Vampire: His Kith and Kin (1928) and The Werewolf (1933), he is probably best remembered for his seminal, 1st English language translation of Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th cent. Latin text on the hunting of witches. Collectible; Very Good. Item #1214

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Price: $750.00

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