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The discouerie of witchcraft, wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected, the knauerie of coniurors, the impietie of inchantors, the follie of soothsaiers, the impudent falshood of cousenors, the infidelitie of atheists, the pestilent practices of Pythonists, the curiositie of figurecasters, the vanitie of dreamers, the beggerlie art of Alcumystrie, the abhomination of idolatrie, the horrible art of poisoning, the vertue and power of naturall magike, and all the conueiances of legierdemaine and iuggling are deciphered. And many other things opened, which have long lien hidden, howbeit verie necessarie to be knowne. : Heerevnto is added a treatise vpon the nature and substance of spirits and diuels, &c: / all latelie written by Reginald Scot. Esquire.

Scot, Reginald, 1538?-1599.
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1584
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Imprinted at London : By William Brome, 1584.

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28 unnumbered pages, 560 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : diagrams, illustrations ; (4to)

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Place and publisher cited from colophon
Signatures: A8B6C-U82A-2D8*22E-2S8
Verso of t.p. (prelim. p. [2]) is blank
Initials; head- and tail-pieces; black-letter type
"A discourse vpon diuels and spirits"--P. 489-560
Index: [16] p. at end

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 21864
Hall, T.H. Old conjuring books p. 47-62
Hall, T.H. Bib. of books on conjuring 247
ESTC S114979
STC (2nd ed.), 20138

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