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Small quarto x mm. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title to spine, ties absent. Housed in a late 19th century dark red quarter morocco slipcase, spine gilt lettered direct, thistle motifs in compartments, dark red cloth sides, matching chemise lacking silk pull-tab. Stylised pencil inscription "EB " in pencil to front pastedown. Couple of marks to vellum as usual, some chipping to edges and paper reinforcements to endpapers, small tear to head of spine, thumbed, but internally clean, short closed tear to pp.
Slipcase rubbed at extremities and faded in patches. Decorative initials, head- and tailpieces. First editions of this work are uncommon; the last two copies to appear at auction were in and , both in worse condition than this copy, and neither with such appealing provenance. Scott subsequently gifted this copy to his close friend, the important Scottish antiquary, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe in , the occasion noted by Sharpe on the front pastedown: "Chas Kirkpatrick Sharpe from Sir W.
Scott wrote to Sharpe in October thanking Sharpe for the return of some manuscript ballads and presenting him with a box of duplicates from his library: "your kindness in accepting the trifles I sent will impose upon you the trouble of inspecting a small box herewith sent, which contains a number of duplicates, from which I entreat you to select all such as you are not provided with.
Some, I think, are rather curious, and may not be undeserving a place on your shelves" Allardyce, vol. Sharpe and Scott shared an antiquarian interest in both collecting and witchcraft. In the text he explicitly sets out the ways in which destruction-seeking demons were using human servants to poison, defile, and penetrate Christendom, with the ultimate goal of destroying humanity.
His personal execution tally is believed to be around 2, witches for, although the treatise mentions , it was compiled in July and only published three years later. Following the first edition, the Daemonolatreiae was reissued the following year at Cologne and in German translation at Frankfurt, which "was extremely influential in the Holy Roman Empire, possibly even more so than the Malleus" ibid.
A hub of academic learning and printing, Cologne was also "caught up to some extent in the major witch panics around with the Duchy of Westphalia and the Archbishopric of Cologne leading the way" Waite, p. The second, inked on the title page nearly half a century later, is "Demus Prof. The house, established in , was a centre of intellectual activity in the city and deeply involved in the development of printing in Antwerp.
Demonological texts would have been of keen interest to the inhabitants of religious houses such as this. Antwerp-born Martin Del Rio, the famous Jesuit theologian and authority on witchcraft during the si.
DAEMONOLATREIAE LIBRI TRES PDF
Kagasho Daemonolatreiae libri tres More clearly present, perhaps, than in a completely coherent work. Witch trials Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Another two women and a man were named as accomplices. After the murder, Pierron regretted what he had done and implored the demon to give life back to his son; the succubus saemonolatreiae but in exchange, demanded the man worship it. The release of the four accused men was authorised daemonolatreiwe Patrick Cowper, the local minister, who had been involved with the initial witchcraft allegations and the torture and confinement of the alleged witches.
Daemonolatreiae libri tres
Small quarto x mm. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title to spine, ties absent. Housed in a late 19th century dark red quarter morocco slipcase, spine gilt lettered direct, thistle motifs in compartments, dark red cloth sides, matching chemise lacking silk pull-tab. Stylised pencil inscription "EB " in pencil to front pastedown.
Daemonolatreiae Libri Tres
daemonolatreiae libri tres