Verona: Per Antonio Andreoni, 1754. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #27956
Three books in one. , 328, pp. Contemporary half mottled calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in gold and with calf label lettered in gold. With the original silk bookmark. The third treatise by the Marquis Maffei dedicated to debunking the magical arts. With sections on witchcraft, pacts with the devil, magic in ancient Greece and ancient Rome, the bible, and more. Light wear to extremities, a few scuffs and light rubbing to covers, small, old dampstain affecting the lower edge of the last few leaves, tiny tear to front free endpaper. Internally clean with no foxing. A very good copy. In the Italian language. Graesse IV.334. Graesse, Bibliotheca magica et pneumatica, p. 59. ; Quarto.