Torquemada Hexameron Demonology Exorcisms Poltergeists Occult Fairies. Antonio de Torquemada was a Spanish Renaissance author. He is most known for his work Garden of Peculiar Flowers a book of the esoteric, bizarre, and spirit world. Torquemada shares stories of brownies or sprites picking on people, throwing stones at them, and showing general annoyance. He claims that exorcisms dont work on brownies, however good and often one was performed.
This book is a very early look into poltergeists, exorcisms, pagan folklore, and haunted houses! This first French edition was translated by Gabriel Chappuys. Hexameron, ou Six Journees, contenans plusiers doctes discours sus aucuns poincts difficiles en diuerses sciences, auec maintes histoires notables & non encores ouyes... Mis en Francois par Gabriel Chappvys.Lyon: Antoine de Harsy, 1582. Collation complete with all pages: , 489, . Lecouteux, Secret History of Poltergeists. Binding: Vellum; tight & secure. 6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 12cm). Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide.
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