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491 SCOTT. The discouerie of witchcraft, Wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected... by Reginald Scott... Small 4to. black letter, with woodcuts, FIRST AND RAREST EDITION, with the two rare unnumbered leaves; a sound but short copy, having some of the headlines a little cropped; calf neat, blind tooled W. Brome, 1584 12 10 a the same, 4to., LARGE and THICK PAPER, an extraordinarily large and fine copy; in the original vellum 493 SCOT'S Discovery of VVitchcraft. . wherein the lewde unchristian practises of Witchmongers. . is notably detected, etc. Sm. 4to. second edition, with woodcuts, bd.
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495 SINISTRARI. De la Démonialité et des Animaux incubes et succubes... Par le R. P. Louis Marie Sinistrari... (17° siècle). . . traduit du Latin par Isidore Liseux [en Latin et Francais]. 8vo. sd. Paris, 1875 another copy, 8vo., morocco extra, uncut
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1678 498 A TRUE AND EXACT RELATION Of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex. Who were condemned at . . Chelmsford before... Robert Earle of Warwicke . . . July 1645. Wherein the murthers and. Witchcrafts, committed on the bodies of men, women, and children, and . cattell are fully discovered. Sm. 4to. hf. calf
1645 499 WEBSTER. The Displaying of supposed Witchcraft, wherein it is affirmed that there are many sorts but that there is a Corporeal League made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the Witches body, has carnal copulation or the like, is utterly denied. By John Webster. Folio, old calf 1677
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1677 501 WIER. De Praestigiis Daemonvm, et incantationibus ac ueneficiis, Libri V . . . Authore Ioanne V Viero . . . 12mo., hf. calf
A discovrsive probleme concerning Prophesies, How far they are to be valued... and directions in Diuinitie, Philosophie, Astrologie. . . By I. H. Physition. Printed at London, by Iohn Iackson, for Richard Watkins. 1588. BLACK LETTER, dedicated to Sir Chr. Hatton, title within a woodcut border
The Triall of Witch-craft, shewing the trve and right methode of the Discovery ... By John Cotta, Doctor in Physicke... 1616 (headlines a little cropped)
The Wonderfvll Discouerie of the Witch-crafts of Margaret and Philip Flower,
A modest defence of the caveat given to the wearers of impoisoned Amulets, as
A briefe discovrse of a disease called the Suffocation of the Mother [against imputing diseases to evil spirits] Written vppon occasion which hath beene of late taken thereby, to suspect possession of an euill spirit... By Edward Iorden Doctor in Physicke... 1603, title slightly defective
A True relation Of the araignment Of eighteene VVitches That were tried, convicted, and condemned at... St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke... also a List of the names of those that were executed... London, 1645
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