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Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture by Collin de Plancy (Translated by Prudence Priest) - First Edition - 1999 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

by Collin de Plancy (Translated by Prudence Priest)

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +

Seattle: Trident Books, 1999. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. Louis Breton. A handsome copy of the 1999 numbered, limited edition. #243 OF ONLY 1,000 COPIES ISSUED. Tight and Near Fine to Fine in a crisp, VG+ dustjacket, with very light creasing --and just a touch of soiling-- along the panel edges. Octavo, fold-out frontispiece, 69 high-quality engraved illustrations by Louis Breton. "Being a complete collection of the diabolic portraiture designed by Louis Breton for J.A.S. Collin de Plancy's 'Dictionnaire Infernal', depicting many of the demons & dignitaries named in the classic literature of medieval magic and sorcery. Presented with a translation of the descriptions of the demons from the original French text, rendered by Prudence Priest" (from the title page).

  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16404
  • Title: Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture
  • Author: Collin de Plancy (Translated by Prudence Priest)
  • Illustrator: Louis Breton
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Trident Books
  • Place: Seattle
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: rare occult, rare demonology, rare black magic, medieval magic, medieval sorcery
  • Bookseller catalogs: Occult;


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