Robbins (1981) Encyclopedia of Witchcraft & Demonology


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Robbins, Rossell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft & Demonology.  (New York: Bonanza Books, 1981).  First thus.

Octavo. 557 pages illustrated plus 14 page (unpaginated) bibliography. Hardcover. Bound in black cloth-covered boards stamped in silver. In multi-colored dust jacket.

Condition: VG in good dj. DJ has edgewear and toning to inside edges (top and bottom).  Darkening to edges of textblock.

Rossell Hope Robbins (1912 (Wallasey, United Kingdom) – 1990 (Saugerties, NY)) was international Professor of English at the State University of New York at Albany.  He specialized in early musical lyrics and verse.  The Rossell Hope Robbins Library was founded at the University of Rochester by a donation of 20,000 volumes in 1989 ” In addition to its holdings in all aspects of Middle English Literature, it also contains holdings in Old English, Anglo-Norman, and medieval French literature; medieval history, philosophy, theology, and art; manuscript studies; witchcraft; and Arthurian and Robin Hood studies.” – Wikipedia