Book Details + Condition: From the cover: Collected in 3 Books from many Sources by Brother Francesco Maria Guazzo. Showing the Iniquitous and Execrable Operations of Witches against the Human Race and the Divine Remedies by which They may be Frustrated. Translated by E.A. Ashwin and Edited with Notes by the Rev Montague Summers. First Facsimile edition (1970). Hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Frederick Muller Ltd (London) from the first English edition by John Rodker in 1930. Illustrated with engravings; 206pp. The Compendium Maleficarum is a witch-hunter's manual originally written in Latin, and published in Milan, Italy in 1608. It examines witches' pacts with the devil, and provides detailed descriptions of witches’ powers and poisons. In very good condition: tight binding; lightly bumped corners; interior is clean and unmarked. Original dust jacket has some wear at edges and spine ends; some age-toning.