Author: Russell H. Robbins
Publisher: Bonanza Books
Year Published: 1988
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This is a nice little gem to have in your library if you are interested in case studies of the witch trials. There isn’t a whole lot of information on demons and demonology as separate topics and you won’t find entries on specific demons, but the demonology, devil, and possession entries are quite interesting.
The format of the book, set up in an A-Z format, focuses on different cases of witchcraft, and here, the author has really done his homework. Pretty much anything you can think of witchcraft related is included from James I’s views and Statue of 1604 to the Eichstatt Witch Trial (from the court transcriptions) to pages of info on Salem to lengthy anecdotes on the Goodwin Children, Sister Maria Renata, and Joan of Arc. There are also extensive entries on witchcraft in various places, trials, historical documents, the many people involved, and associated terminology (witch, lycanthropy, maleficia, sexual relations with devils, etc). Finally, there is an extensive bibliography and even a Books for Further Reading section (although many are hard to find).
The drawback is that this book seems to be out of print. If you look through used book sections, you should be lucky enough to find a copy for yourself.