Facsimile reprint of edition first printed in New York in 1874. Omnipresent in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-centuries, an age of religious reform, religious war, and religious persecution, the devil haunted the minds of Christians in those two centuries as never before or after. As a spiritual creature, the devil could traverse the ends of the earth in a heartbeat, and he could communicate instantly with his legion of demons, who could and usually did act in unison together. The ultimate master of the black arts, Satan could raise tempests, create illusions, and assume physical forms such as animals and humans. He was also the power behind the legions of his human agents such as witches, warlords, and magicians. Surprisingly, there are few bibliographies of books about the devil. Besterman cites only one reference, and it is not this one. With approximately 400 books on the subject arranged chronologically, Kernot's work is the most comprehensive bibliography on the devil. Most citations have brief but quite useful annotations. The original catalogue is quite scarce, and it has never been reprinted. With twelve black-and-white images of devils through the ages. iv , 40 pages. cloth. 8vo..
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Book Description Martino Publishing,, Mansfield Centre:, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. A facsimile reprint of the 1874 edition. About fine in burgundy cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 83168
Book Description Martino, [Mansfield Centre], 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Facsimile. 8vo; Red cloth, 40p., printed in double columns, 12 illustrations, extensive reading list. Bookseller Inventory # 61670
Book Description New York: Scribner, Welford & Armstrong, 1874 (reprint), 1874. AN IMPORTANT BIBLIOGRAPHY / BOOKSELLER'S CATALOGUE. Reprint. 40 pp. plus two pages with 12 wood-engravings depicting devils. Hundreds of items thoroughly (and often wittily) described. All items priced. 4to. Publisher's cloth. FINE AND BRIGHT. Bookseller Inventory # 2629