WITCHCRAFT & HYSTERIA in ELIZABETHAN LONDON - Edward Jorden & the Mary Glover Case
WITCHCRAFT and HYSTERIA in ELIZABETHAN LONDON - Edward Jorden and the Mary Glover Case. Edited with a New Introduction by Michael MacDonald.
Published by Tavistock / Routledge, London and New York, 1991. Published as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry. Contains facsimiles of three classic works from 1603. The works are:
A Briefe Discourse of a Disease Called the Suffocation of the Mother, by Edward Jorden, London 1603;
A True and Briefe Report of Mary Glovers Vexation, and of Her Deliverance by Fastings and Prayer, by John Swan, London, 1603; and
Mary Glovers Late Woeful Case, Together with Her Joyful Deliverance, by Stephen Bradwell, 1603.
Hardcover Book in Dustjacket, 5.5x8.5 inches. Pagination: lxiv (Introduction), , 6, 71, , iv, 150.
Condition: GOOD book, the first 15 pages of the Introduction have some margin notes, underlining, and bracketing of notable sentences; there is creasing to the upper corner tips of a few pages; otherwise the book is sharp, tight, bright, clean and clear; in a GOOD dustjacket that has wear at its spine ends, corners and edges, and some shelf rubbing, but is bright and doing its job well. A solid, presentable copy.