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C L Hawley

Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, history of art and architecture, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's books especially foreign language Ladybird books.

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft


Hardback. 320pp. Letters addressed to J. G. Lockhart (his son-in-law and later biographer John Gibson Lockhart) and drawing on Scott’s extensive researches in folklore looks at the popular beliefs in ghosts, witches, warlocks, fairies, elves, the occult, werewolves, etc. Third edition. With an introduction by Henry Morley. Morley’s Universal Library. Quarter bound in parchment styler cream paper to spine and blue cloth to boards. Gilt titles to spine. Gilt to top edge; uncut to other edges. Spine is tanned and gilt a little faded. Some wear to spine ends and some slight splitting to parchment at joints. Bumped to corners. Some slight staining to upper board and very faint mark to rear board. Text is clean. Binding is sound.