Summers, Montague

The Werewolf

Summers, Montague. The Werewolf. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1933. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on spine; dust jacket printed in green and blue; pp. xiv, 307, plus 8 plates. Spine tips and edges of boards gently bumped; text block faintly foxed; ownership signature on FFEP. Scarce dust jacket in excellent condition, just a little rubbed and age-toned, with a few tiny closed tears or chips at spine tips and along edges of rear panel; presents very nicely in mylar. The author of numerous books on witchcraft and vampires now turns his expertise to lycanthropy; werewolves in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, “the North,” Russia, and Germany; and werewolves in literature. Includes a bibliography, index, a note on “Witch Ointments” by Dr. H. J. Norman — and some delightfully grim plates. With a laid-in full-color illustrated advertisement for Werewolf Super-Charged Flashlight Crackers (fireworks made in Macau by Kwong Yuen Hang Kee Firecracker Factory). Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. (#D6228)                  $1,250.00

 

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