The History of the Devil; Containing His Original; A State of His Circumstances; His Conduct, Public and Private; The Various Turns of His Affairs from Adam Down to This Present Time; The Various Methods He Takes to Converse with Mankind; with the Manner of His Making Witches, Wizards, and Conjurers; and How They Sell Their Souls to Him, Etc. Etc.; the Whole Interspersed with Many of the Devil's Adventures. to which is added A Description of the Devil's Dwelling, Called Hell.

By: Defoe, [Daniel]

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Sixth edition. Spine toned, boards soiled and rubbed, endpapers and a couple text pages foxed, minor loss from frontispiece tissue guard, pencil name on front endpaper (Charles Brigand?). 1851 Hard Cover. vii, [2], 10-296 pp. 12mo. Includes engraved frontispiece entitled The Devil at Home. A Presbyterian view of the Devil, whom Defoe believed was a participant in world history. Originally published in 1726 as The Political History of the Devil. Defoe criticizes Milton's Paradise Lost for mistakes concerning Satan's nature and his fall from Heaven.

Title: The History of the Devil; Containing His Original; A State of His Circumstances; His Conduct, Public and Private; The Various Turns of His Affairs from Adam Down to This Present Time; The Various Methods He Takes to Converse with Mankind; with the Manner of His Making Witches, Wizards, and Conjurers; and How They Sell Their Souls to Him, Etc. Etc.; the Whole Interspersed with Many of the Devil's Adventures. to which is added A Description of the Devil's Dwelling, Called Hell.

Author: Defoe, [Daniel]

Categories: Christian, British & Irish, Early Imprints,

Edition: Sixth Edition

Publisher: C.D. Strong: 1851

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2280586

Keywords: LITERATURE BRITISH RELIGIOUS RELIGION DEVIL SATAN EVIL CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY THEOLOGY HELL,