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    Montague Summers. The Werewolf. London: 1933. First edition.

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    Montague Summers. The Werewolf. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1933. First edition. Octavo. [2: blank], xiv, 307 [308: blank] pages. Frontispiece and seven additional illustrated plates inserted throughout. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in original dust jacket. Cloth a bit dusty, cloth rubbed along top and bottom edges, top edge of pages dusty, free endpapers foxed, a good copy in good printed dust jacket with wear at edges, shallow chip from lower spine end, and tanned spine panel.

    Detailed study of the werewolf in Britain and Europe. Includes "A Note on the Werewolf in Literature" (pp. 262-277) and bibliography. "With his customary thoroughness, awesome erudition, and love for obscure facts, Summers stalks the phenomenon of lycanthropy to its historical and cultural lairs in this strange, yet splendid book." - Frank (1988) 072. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 7-66. Tymn, (ed), Horror Literature 8-86.



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