London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden. 1854. First Edition in English. Octavo, original red cloth decorated in blind on all covers, lettered in gilt on spine panels. 471 + 517 pp Index (a note at the end of Volume Two states that the Index has been placed at the rear of Volume One to equalize the thickness of the two volumes). Issued as a volume in Bohn's Scientific Library, the endpapers all have adverts for other volumes on various subjects, all issued by Bohn. Small bookseller tickets from Foyles, London on front endpapers, along with a neat previous owner's signature & date (1971). Cloth worn at head & heel of spine panels, front & rear boards of Volume Two with some light dampstaining (not extending beyond the boards); a very good sound set. Item #312527
¶ Ennemoser gives a long overview of the History of Magic, Occultism, Sorcery & Witchcraft, with biographies of many eminent philosophers. The Appendix, Selected from Various Sources by Mary Howitt, includes works on Apparitions, Haunted Houses, Dreams, Second Sight, Trance and Somnambulism, Ecstasy, Predictions, Divination, Witchcraft, Vampires, Amulets and Charms, Narcotics, Fairies and Spiritual Manifestations.