Book Details + Condition: Methuen & Co. (London). First Edition, 1904. Hardcover. 152 pages, with 40-page publisher catalogue to the rear. Illustrated throughout with in-text and full-page black-and-white images. Author J. Charles Wall provides a wide-ranging look at the "history and mystery of the devil and the forms he takes. The origin, names, legends and proverbs are all dealt with, liberally illustrated with a large number of drawings clearly showing the devil as he has been visualised throughout the centuries." Chapters include: Devils; Names of Devils; Marshalling of Devils; Christian Devils; Origin of the Devil; Hell; The Devil in Art; Legends; Proverbs; Exorcism. Firm binding; light wear to boards, with old stain to top of front and scuff to rear; periodic toning to pages; tear to edge of p 131 (with small bit removed); interior is clean and free of markings.