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Godelmann, Johann Georg (1559-1611)

Godelmann, Johann Goerg, 1559-1611
c. 1820

About this work


A curious story of some Devils that appeared in a gentleman's house in Silesia. Translated from Godelman [sic]. Written on the rectos only, probably by Dr. Thomas Joseph Pettigrew [1791-1865], from whose collection it came. It is a translation of extracts from Godelmann's 'Tractatus de magis, veneficiis et lamiis', printed at Frankfort in 1591.


c. 1820

Physical description

1 volume 13 ff. + 2 ll. (last bl.). 4to. 25 × 191/2 cm. Unbound. Last leaf mutilated. The paper is water-marked with a date-1816.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1905.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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