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1582 1ed Torquemada Hexameron Demonology Exorcisms Poltergeists Occult Fairies
Lyon: Antoine de Harsy, 1582. First edition. - 1582 1ed Torquemada Hexameron Demonology Exorcisms Poltergeists Occult Fairies Antonio de Torquemada was a Spanish Renaissance author. He is most known for his work “Garden of Peculiar Flowers” – a book of the esoteric, bizarre, and spirit world. Torquemada shares stories of brownies or sprites ‘picking’ on people, throwing stones at them, and showing general annoyance. He claims that exorcisms don’t work on brownies, however good and often one was performed. This book is a very early look into poltergeists, exorcisms, pagan folklore, and haunted houses! This first French edition was translated by Gabriel Chappuys. Item number: #851 Price: $1950 TORQUEMADA, Antonio de Hexameron, ou Six Journees, contenans plusiers doctes discours sus aucuns poincts difficiles en diuerses sciences, auec maintes histoires notables & non encores ouyes . Mis en Francois par Gabriel Chappvys. Lyon: Antoine de Harsy, 1582. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [8], 489, [31] • References: Lecouteux, Secret History of Poltergeists; • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Dacquet • Language: French • Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 12cm) • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 851 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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