AN EXAMEN OF WITCHES - Boguet, 1971 WITCHCRAFT WITCH SORCERY PERSECUTION TRIALS
Title:AN EXAMEN OF WITCHES
Author: Henry Boguet
Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd
City: London Year: 1971 Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 328 Illustrated: No
Book Details + Condition: First new edition (facsimile) from 1971 of Boguet's AN EXAMEN OF WITCHES ("Discours de Sorciers"), DRAWN FROM VARIOUS TRIALS OF MANY OF THIS SECT IN THE DISTRICT OF SAINT OYAN DE JOUX COMMONLY KNOWN AS SAINT CLAUDE IN THE COUNTY OF BURGUNDY INCLUDING THE PROCEDURE NECESSARY TO A JUDGE IN TRIALS FOR WITCHCRAFT. Translated by E. Allen Ashwin and edited by Rev. Montague Summers. In very good condition: binding is solid and tight; little wear to book; interior is clean and free of writing; dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, mainly at edges. Jacket remains uncut, with the original price still present. From the jacket: "Its simple and concise codification of statutes, methods and rulings made it an indispensable handbook and it was widely adopted in general practice by most courts of the time."