THE PHILOSOPHY OF WITCHCRAFT.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1925
Edition: First US edition
Condition: Light wear to covers, but near fine
Book Id: 21658
219 pp., 12mo, original gray cloth with gilt spine title.
A study of witchcraft in social history. The author's thesis is that the history of witchcraft can be viewed as evolving in stages: witch as priest and/or leader; witch as irrelevant adherent of lore and superstition in the face of knowledge and received "truth"; witch as agent of the devil.