Book/Printed Material Scot's discovery of witchcraft : proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars, and their power to kill, torment, and consume the bodies of men, women, and children, or other creatures by diseases or otherwise, their flying in the air, &c. to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties : wherein also the lewde unchristian practices of witchmongers upon aged, melancholy, ignorant, and superstious [sic] people in extorting confessions by inhumane terrors and tortures is notably detected ... : whereunto is added, a treatise upon the nature, and substance of spirits and divels &c.

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Scot's discovery of witchcraft : proving the common opinions of witches contracting with divels, spirits, or familiars, and their power to kill, torment, and consume the bodies of men, women, and children, or other creatures by diseases or otherwise, their flying in the air, &c. to be but imaginary, erronious conceptions and novelties : wherein also the lewde unchristian practices of witchmongers upon aged, melancholy, ignorant, and superstious [sic] people in extorting confessions by inhumane terrors and tortures is notably detected ... : whereunto is added, a treatise upon the nature, and substance of spirits and divels &c.
Contributor Names
Scot, Reginald, 1538?-1599.
McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[London] : Printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Giles Calvert ..., 1651.
Subject Headings
-  Witchcraft--Early works to 1800
-  Magic--Early works to 1800
-  Demonology--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  Signatures: pi1 A⁴ a⁴ B-2A⁴ 2a⁴ 2*⁴ 2[dagger]² 2B-2G⁴ *² 2H-3E⁴.
-  Wing (2nd ed.) 943
-  ESTC R19425
-  Includes bibliographical references.
-  LC copy has bookplate of Eugene L. Bulson.
-  Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books
Medium
[26], 401 [i.e. 399], [17] p. : ill. (etchings) ; 18 cm. (4to)
Call Number/Physical Location
BF1565 .S4 1651
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/mcyoung.45413.2
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/mcyoung.45413.1
Library of Congress Control Number
92245413
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Signatures: pi1 A⁴ a⁴ B-2A⁴ 2a⁴ 2*⁴ 2[dagger]² 2B-2G⁴ *² 2H-3E⁴. Wing (2nd ed.) 943 ESTC R19425 Includes bibliographical references. LC copy has bookplate of Eugene L. Bulson. Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books
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Chicago citation style:

Scot, Reginald, 1538?-1599, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting With Divels, Spirits, or Familiars, and Their Power to Kill, Torment, and Consume the Bodies of Men, Women, and Children, or Other Creatures by Diseases or Otherwise, Their Flying in the Air, &c. To Be but Imaginary, Erronious Conceptions and Novelties: Wherein Also the Lewde Unchristian Practices of Witchmongers Upon Aged, Melancholy, Ignorant, and Superstious Sic People in Extorting Confessions by Inhumane Terrors and Tortures Is Notably Detected ...: Whereunto Is Added, a Treatise Upon the Nature, and Substance of Spirits and Divels &c. [London: Printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Giles Calvert, 1651] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/92245413/. (Accessed February 25, 2018.)

APA citation style:

Scot, R. & Mcmanus-Young Collection. (1651) Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting With Divels, Spirits, or Familiars, and Their Power to Kill, Torment, and Consume the Bodies of Men, Women, and Children, or Other Creatures by Diseases or Otherwise, Their Flying in the Air, &c. To Be but Imaginary, Erronious Conceptions and Novelties: Wherein Also the Lewde Unchristian Practices of Witchmongers Upon Aged, Melancholy, Ignorant, and Superstious Sic People in Extorting Confessions by Inhumane Terrors and Tortures Is Notably Detected ...: Whereunto Is Added, a Treatise Upon the Nature, and Substance of Spirits and Divels &c. [London: Printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Giles Calvert] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/92245413/.

MLA citation style:

Scot, Reginald, 1538?-1599, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft: Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting With Divels, Spirits, or Familiars, and Their Power to Kill, Torment, and Consume the Bodies of Men, Women, and Children, or Other Creatures by Diseases or Otherwise, Their Flying in the Air, &c. To Be but Imaginary, Erronious Conceptions and Novelties: Wherein Also the Lewde Unchristian Practices of Witchmongers Upon Aged, Melancholy, Ignorant, and Superstious Sic People in Extorting Confessions by Inhumane Terrors and Tortures Is Notably Detected ...: Whereunto Is Added, a Treatise Upon the Nature, and Substance of Spirits and Divels &c. [London: Printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Giles Calvert, 1651] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/92245413/>.