Witches Still Live, A Study of the Black Art To-Day by Theda Kenyon, 1931. 1st Edition. SOLD 04.03.2014.
Published by Rider & Co., London, E.C.4. Dimensions : 222mm x 140mm x 32mm. Weight : 0.580kg net. Condition : Good.
Witches Still Live. A Study of the Black Art To-Day by Theda Kenyon, illustrated by W. Siegel (woodcut prints). Published by Rider & Co., Paternoster House, Paternoster Row, London, E.C.4., 1931. First British Edition. Printed in GB at The Mayflower Press, Plymouth. William Brendon & Son, Ltd., 1931.
Dimensions : 222mm x 140mm x 32mm. Weight : 0.580kg net.
8vo, 285 medium/heavy duty numbered pages with 5 black and white woodcut print illustrations.
Condition/Notes : Good. No DJ. The dark brown linen front board has very light wear to edges, light wear to corners and light marking to face. Back board similar. Spine has light wear top and tail with wear to the corners and some small creasing to edges; gilt title and lettering with horizontal bars. Blank front e/p and p/d but with J.B. in pencil script top rh corner p/d. pp with title. Frontispiece with woodcut print of figure against a structure signed W.S. Title page facing with details; hand ink stamped "With the Publisher's Compliments". Verso copyright page. Dedication to Guy Loomis. Foreword follows "The Cult of the Witch". Contents follow Chapters I to XXV, Bibliography and Index. Commences p13 Witches Still Live, One through to p271 Twenty-Five. Bibliography p273-p276. Index p277-p285. Pages good but with some slight marking in places. Light usage. Woodcut illustrations good. Light toning to border edges. Binding quite tight except light strain p80/81 The Sacrifice and p96-97 The Sex-Ritual. Blank back e/p and p/d. Light dusting to edges. A interesting edition of the authoress's most well-known work. Please view the images below :
Shipping Bands : UK : Free Delivery. Europe : Fixed Rate 1. World : F.