Lot 101 of 613:
Demonologia w/engraved frontispiece 1831  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
$300 - $500

Demonologia ; Or, Natural Knowledge Revealed; Being an Exposé of Ancient and Modern Superstitions, Credulity, Fanaticism, Enthusiasm, & Imposture; As connected with the Doctrine, Caballa...The Whole Unfolding Many Singular Phenomena In The Page Of Nature.

Forsyth, J. S.


Printed For A.K. Newman and Co.



xvi, 438 pp. Engraved fold out frontispiece. (12mo) 19.5x10 cm (7½x4½"), original printed boards backed with cloth, paper spine label; housed in custom cloth chemise, cloth and leather slipcase with spine lettered in gilt.

Scarce volume, "Being an Exposé of Ancient and Modern Superstitions..."

Includes sections on "Amulets, Apparitions, Astrology, Charms, Demonology, Devils, Divination, Dreams, Deuteroscopia, Effluvia, Fatalism, Fate, Friars, Ghosts, Gipsies, Hell, Hypocrites, Incantations, Inquisitions, Jugglers, Legends, Magic, Magicians, Miracles, Monks, Nymphs, Oracles, Physiognomy, Purgatory, Predestination, Predictions, Quackery, Relics, Saints, Second Sight, Signs Before Death, Sorcery, Spirits, Salamanders, Spells, Talismans, Traditions, Trials, &c. Witches, Witchcraft, &c., &c."

Lot Amendments

Some scuffing to slipcase; wear, rubbing, and some staining to boards; hinges reinforced with cloth, notes in ink on front pastedown, ownership signature and chop stamps on front free endpaper, top corner of half-title clipped, foxing and some creasing to frontispiece, occasional offsetting from laid in ephemera, a bit of underlining and marginalia in pencil; overall very good.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.