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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. 

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