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Lot nr:361
Book nr:24770
Author:GROSIUS, Henningus
Title:Magica, seu mirabilium historiarum de spectris et apparitionibus spirituum: item, de magicis & diabolicis incantationibus: de miraculis, oraculis, vaticiniis, divinationibus, preadictionibus, visionibus, revelationibus ... malorum Daemonom
Town:Eisleben
Publisher:Henning Gross
Year:1597
Description:4to, [16] + 478 + [34] pp, title page within ornamental woodcut border, printer's device on title page. Contents heavily browned. Contemp. vellum, front free endpaper lacking, old Russian stamp on front pastedown, rear hinge reinforced with cloth tape
Note:First edition of a collection of several hundred anecdotes of demonic and fantastic apparitions and occurrences culled from writings by ancient, medieval, and Renaissance authors. Caillet 4787 ; Coumont G.83.1; Adams G-1287
Price:€600 - €800
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