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Montague SUMMERS
1933. [Supernatural] ~ SUMMERS, Montague The werewolf London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. The first edition, nowadays uncommonly found in the dustwrapper, of English occult author Montague Summer's (1880-1948) erudite study of lycanthropy, designed as a successor to his successful studies of Vampirism. As well as a survey of early references to werewolves, further chapters examine the subject in detail in 'Greece and Italy, Spain and Portugal', 'England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland', 'France', 'In the North, in Russia and Germany', and 'in Literature'. ~ About Antiquates We're based in the heart of the Dorset countryside, with an antiquarian bookshop in Wareham, housed within a beautiful Grade II Listed Georgian Building, we also travel far and wide to buy, sell and advise on rare books. We offer a wealth of antiquarian books, specialising in early and hand-press printing - but not excluding all others! Our bias is towards the unusual, the interesting and the important - and we try to offer our customers a varied and frequently changing selection, along with advice on library development and special purchases. We are proud and active members of the ABA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association), ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers) and the PBFA (Provincial Book Fairs Association) - professional bodies for t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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