THE DEVIL: AN HISTORICAL, CRITICAL, AND MEDICAL STUDY
Book Details + Condition: E.P. Dutton & Co. (New York), 1930. Hardcover. 288 pages. Volume by famed French novelist Maurice Garçon and neuropsychiatrist Jean Vinchon on the concept of the devil, within and outside of Christianity, and how demonology relates to parapsychology. Chapter titles include "The Devil and his Relation to the other Maleficent Divinities," "The Formation of the Christian Devil," "The Manifestations of the Devil and the Power of the Sorcerers," "Neuroses Characterised by Demonic Fantasies," "Religious and Lay Therapy: Exorcism," and more. Red cloth cover with embossed black text to front and spine. Firm binding; bumped and rubbed corners and edges; wear to boards, with scuffing to cloth and discoloration present; Arabic bookplate to inside front board; bottom corners of ToC and following page torn off; interior is clean and free of markings, save name to front free endpaper.