The Discoverie of Witchcraft. Reginald Scot.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft.

London: John Rodker, Publisher, 1930.

Number 504 of 1275 copies printed by Messrs. R. Clay & Sons, Ltd. Bungay, Suffolk, on a Dutch paper specially made for the edition. 283 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Bound in the publisher's original quarter red morocco and green cloth boards. Fine. Item #52382

Originally published by Scot in 1584, the Discoverie claims that witchcraft was mere legerdemain. James I believed that Scot's book contributed to a laxness in rooting our witchcraft and order all copies of the book be burned in 1603. Rodker's edition was prepared by Montague Summers.

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