Witchcraft in England

PEAKE, Meryvn (illustrator). Christina HOLE (author). Witchcraft in England.

Regular price
Sale price
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

PEAKE, Meryvn (illustrator). Christina HOLE (author). Witchcraft in England. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. 1947.

Large 8vo. Publisher's navy blue cloth lettered in cream go spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], [5]-67 + [i], including index; with full-page monochrome plates and line drawings throughout, in profusion, all by Peake; externally and internally very good and clean with a neat ownership name to front pastedown, proteced by a pleasing example of the unclipped dustwrapper ($3.00) with overall dusting and rubbing wear to joints and spine ends, chipping to spine ends with small losses ot head to a maximum depth of 25mm, light staining to spine (visible on reverse), nicking to corners, and a closed tear to front flap fold at top edge (35mm).
First US edition, published 2 years after the English edition issued by Batsford. An accessible survey of Witchcraft in England from the earliest times.