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Mathias de Giraldo - Histoire curieuse et pittoresque des sorciers, devins, magiciens, astrologues - 1846

Mathias de Giraldo - Histoire curieuse et pittoresque des sorciers, devins, magiciens, astrologues - 1846

GIRALDO (Mathias de.)
Histoire curieuse et pittoresque des sorciers, devins, magiciens, astrologues, voyants, revenants, âmes en peine, vampires, spectres, fantômes, apparitions, visions, gnomes, lutins, esprits mali[n]s, sorts jetés, exorcismes, etc. depuis l'Antiquité jusqu’à nos jours. Par le révérend père dominicain Mathias de Giraldo... Revue et augmentée par M. Fornari professeur de philosophie hermétique à Milan. Paris, B. Renault, 1846.
Three parts in one octavo volume, [4]-256-59 pp., frontispiece and 4 fold-out plates. Red shagreen half binding, spine with raised bands, illustrated covers retained. 20th century binding. Ex-libris stamp. (Faded spine. Front cover is short in the outer margin, some foxing, small fragment of paper missing in the margin of p. 225.)
Good copy of this uncommon volume, illustrated with 4 plates showing many vignettes and illustrations engraved on wood after Tony Johannot, Janet Lange, Andrew Best, Leloir, etc. Ref.: Coumont G36.1. Guaita 349. Yve-Plessis 84. Caillet II, 4542.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Esotericism
Author/ Illustrator Mathias de Giraldo
Book Title Histoire curieuse et pittoresque des sorciers, devins, magiciens, astrologues
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1846
Edition 1st Edition
Language French
Original language Yes
Number of pages 256
Dimensions 185×120 mm
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