Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Author Name    Baring-Gould, Sabine. Introduction by Michael Lord.

Title   THE BOOK OF WERE-WOLVES: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF A TERRIBLE SUPERSTITION.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good -

Jacket Condition   Good-

Publisher   New York Causeway Books 1973

ISBN Number    0883560089 / 9780883560082

Seller ID   29056

266 pp, 9 1/4" H. "Werewolves are human beings who through magic change into animal form and lust for the flesh of other humans or animals. The tradition of werewolves goes back to the dawn of history and it is found in countries all over the world. There is even a scientific term for it - Lycanthropy - which denotes the magical transformation of man into beast or the belief that such changes take place. In this book, (first published in 1865, the author) advances as an explantion of werewolves, a theory of an innate cruelty and blood lust in mankind, dimly veiled by civilization." Chapter headings: Lycanthropy among the Ancients; The Were-wolf in the North; The Origin of the Scandinavian Were-wolf; The Were-wolf in the Middle Ages; A Chapter of Horrors; Jean Grenier; Folk-lore Relating to Were-wolves; Natural Causes of Lycanthropy; Mythological Origin of the Were-wolf Myth; The Marechal De Retz - I. The Investigation of Charges; The Marechal De Retz - II. The Trial; Marechal de Retz - III. The Sentence and Execution; A Galician Were-wolf; Anomalous Case - The Human Hyaena; A Sermon on Were-wolves. A few pages with very tiny crease at top corner, bump at top of spine, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, minor edge wear, three small corner bumps. Dust jacket has light soiling - mainly on rear panel, yellow spine color has faded to white, light fading at top of front panel and on hinges, light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds

Werewolves,  Werewolf,  Blood,  Shapeshifting,  Shapeshifters,  Magic,  Lycanthropy,  Lycanthropes,  Transformations,  Folklore,  Mythology,  Supernatural,  Gilles  De  Retz,  Bestiality,  Murder,  Marcellus  Sidetes,  Vrigil,  Herodotus,  Ovid,  Pliny,  Agriopas.  Petronius,  Arcadian  Legends,  Norse,  Voelundar  Kvoeda,  Volsunga  Saga,  Hrolf,  Saga  Kraka,  Faroese,  Helga  Kvida,  Vatnsdaela,  Eyrbyggja,  Scandinavian,  Berserkir,  Thorir,  Aigla,  Skallagrim,  Hamr,  Vargr,  Olaus  Magnus,  Livonian,  Bishop  Majolus,  Albertus  Pericofcius,  Prague,  Saint  Patrick,  John  Nuremberg,  Bisclaveret,  Courland,  Pierre  Vidal,  Pavian,  Bodin,  Forestus,  Naples,  Pierre  Bourgot,  Michel  Verdung,  Hermit  Of  S.  Bonnot,  Gandillon,  Thievenne  Paget,  Tailor  Of  Chalons,  Roulet,  Jean  Grenier,  Marguerite  Poirier,  Cannibalism,  Devon,  Scotland,  Angus  Robber,  Carle  Of  Perth,  Norwegian,  Danish,  Holstein,  Netherlands,  Greeks,  Serbs,  Russians,  Poles,  Bohemian  Vlkodlak,  Amrmenian,  Indian,  Abyssinian  Budas,  Slovak,  Bearnais,  Icelandic,  Dumollard,  Andreas  Bichel,  Cruelty,  Hungarian,  Lucius,  Metempsychosis,  Finnbog,  Osage,  Soul,  Buddhism,  Mr  Holloway,  Basque,  Pantschatantra,  Anthropomorphosis,  Clouds,  Castle  MacHecoul,  Duke  Britanny,  Trials,  Austrian  Calicia,  Polomyja,  Swiatek,  Ghouls,  Fornari,  Cemeteries,  Paris,  Johann  Geiler,  Sermons. 

Price = 17.50 USD


Also available.
CAFE PURGATORIUM: THREE NOVELS OF HORROR AND THE FANTASTIC. CAFE PURATORIUM. DR. KRUSADIAN'S METHOD. DEATH LEAVES AN ECHO.
Anderson, Dana M., de Lint, Charles and Garton, Ray.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE SHILLING SHOCKERS:  STORIES OF TERROR FROM THE GOTHIC BLUEBOOKS., Haining, Peter, editor.  (Isaac Crookenden, Sarah Wilkinson, Dr Nathan Drake, et al.)
THE SHILLING SHOCKERS: STORIES OF TERROR FROM THE GOTHIC BLUEBOOKS.
Haining, Peter, editor. (Isaac Crookenden, Sarah Wilkinson, Dr Nathan Drake, et al.)
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

STRAKER'S ISLAND.
Harris, Steve.
17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

MIDNIGHT TALES. (MIDNIGHT HOUSE; DABBLERS; UNWINDING; MRS. ORMEROD; DOUBLE DEMON; TOOL; HEART OF THE FIRE; CLOCK; PETER LEVISHAM; MISS CORNELIUS; MAN WHO HATED ASPIDISTRAS; SAMBO; ACROSS THE MOORS; FOLLOWER; AUGUST HEAT; BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS, ET
Harvey, William Fryer. Edited and with introduction by Maurice Richardson.
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

FRESH BLOOD: NEW CANADIAN GOTHIC FICTION.
Henderson, Eric & Sonik, Madeline, eds. (Kenneth J. Harvey, Norman Ravvin, Elyse Gasco, Jennifer Mitton, Andre Alexis, Rai Berzins, Michael Kenyon, Kenneth J. Emberly, Madeline Sonik, Derek McCormack, Ann Diamond, Meira Cook, Ernest Hekkanen, et al.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

GHOSTLY LIGHTS: GREAT LAKES LIGHTHOUSE TALES OF TERROR.
Hivert-Carthew, Annick.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE BOATS OF THE 'GLEN CARRIG'.
Hodgson, William Hope.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE SLEEPER IN THE SANDS.
Holland, Tom.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WILD THINGS LIVE THERE: THE BEST OF NORTHERN FRIGHTS.
Hutchison, Don, editor. Michael Rowe, Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Charles Grant, David Nickle, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Robert Charles Wilson, Dale L. Sproule, Nalo Hopkinson, Robert Boyczuk, David Annadale, Edo Van Belkom, Hugh B. Cave, Sally McBride, et al.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WEREWOLVES: TALES OF BLOOD, LUST AND METAMORPHOSIS.
Keesey, Pam, editor. (Charlee Jacob, Suzy McKee Charnas, Judy Brewer, Renee M. Charles, Steve Eller, Ursular K. Le Guin, Paul Allen, Thomas S. Roche, Barbara J. Ferrenz, Jeremy E. Johnson, Tom Piccirilli, Pamela J. Jessen, Mari Hersh-Tudor, et al.)
12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE HOUSE OF CTHULHU. TALES OF THE PRIMAL LAND. VOLUME ONE.
Lumley, Brian.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A TASTE OF BLOOD WINE., Warrington, Freda.
A TASTE OF BLOOD WINE.
Warrington, Freda.
12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie