WITCH OF PRAGUE: A FANTASTIC TALE - Crawford, 1st 1891 - OCCULT VAMPIRES MAGICK
THE WITCH OF PRAGUE: A FANTASTIC TALE
Book Details + Condition: MacMillan & Co. (London). First Edition, 1891. 435 pages with advertisements at rear. 50 Illustrations by W.J. Hennessey. Green embossed boards, with gilt lettering on spine and front board. "The Witch of Prague" is hailed a supernatural story unlike any of it's kind. It starts in a crowded church - but then the streets are deserted and there are only 8 people within the book. The characters are wonderfully described; almost archetypes in their grandness. A story of love, murder and obsession, the search for eternal life, the nature of magic and hypnotism. An overall firm and clean copy, with tight binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards; slight lean to book; interior is clean and free of markings save owner's info (from 1892) on front free endpaper and light periodic foxing.