Various writings including continental works, demonologies, and religious tracts relating themes relevant to demonology or the theory behind witchcraft beliefs.
Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius, Three books of occult philosophy, (London,1651). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1600.A4.
Allport, J, A blovv at the root, or, Some observations towards a discovery of the subtilties and devices of Satan: practised against the church and truth of Christ; as in all ages, so in these times especially, (London, 1650), Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BT980.B5.
Allestree, Richard, The whole duty of divine meditation, described in all its various parts and branches: With meditations on several places of scripture, (London, 1694). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BV4813.A5.
Ambrose, Isaac, War with devils, (Berwick, 1797), Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BT980.A6.
Amesius, Guilielmus, (William Ames), De conscientia et eius irae, vel casibus. Liber quinque, (1643). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Continental.
Andrewes, Lancelot, Seven sermons on, the vvonderfull combate (for Gods glorie, and mans saluation) betweene Christ and Sathan: Delivered by the Reuerend Father in God, Doct. Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, lately deceased, (London, 1627). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BT355.A6.
Aquinas, Thomas, Divi thome Aquinatus theologoy, . Cardiff Rare Books: Continental.
Aquinas, Thomas, Summa contra ge[n]tiles malleus hereticoru[m] merito nuncupata, (John Dee 1527-1608, former owner.) (Paris, 1519). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early Continental Folios, BX1749.T4.
Adso, Abbot of Montier-en-Der, De ortu et tempore Antichristi : necnon et tractatus qui ab eo dependunt, [c.960] ed. D. Verheist (Turnholti, 1976) Special Collections - Reference BR60.C.
Aristotle, L'Ethica d'Aristotile (In Firenze, 1550). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early Continental Octavos, PA3893.E6.S3.
Babington, Gervase, The workes of the Right Reuerend Father in God, Geruase Babington, late Bishop of VVorcester: Containing comfortable notes vpon the five bookes of Moses, viz. Genesis. Exodus. Leviticus. Numbers. Deuteronomie. As also an exposition vpon the Creed. The Commandements. The Lords Prayer. With a conference betwixt mans frailtie and faith. And three sermons. With alphabeticall tables of the principall matters to each seuerall worke, (London, 1622). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS1225.B.
Barclay, Roberts, Truth triumphant through the spiritual warfare, Christian labours, and vvritings of that able and faithful servant of Jesus Christ Robert Barclay: Who deceased at his own house at Urie, in the kingdom of Scotland, the 3 day of the 8 month 1690, (London, 1692). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BX7617.B.
Baxter, Richard, A Christian directory: or, A summ of practical theologie, and cases of conscience: Directing Christians, how to use their knowledge and faith; how to improve all helps and means, and to perform all duties; how to overcome temptations, and to escape or mortifie every sin. In four parts, I. Christian ethicks (or private duties.) II. Christian oeconomicks (or family duties.) III. Christian ecclesiasticks (or church duties.) IV. Christian politicks (or duties to our rulers and neighbours.), (London, 1673). Salisbury Folio WG33.C.
Bavent, Madeleine, The confessions of Madeleine Bavent, ed., Montague Summers, (London, 1933). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Private Presses Octavos, Fortune Press, BX4705.B243.B2.
Beard, Thomas, The theatre of Gods judgements: wherein is represented the admirable justice of God against all notorious sinners, great and small, specially against the most eminent persons in the world, whose exorbitant power had broke through the barres of divine and humane law. Collected out of sacred, ecclesiasticall, and pagan histories, (London, fourth edition with additions, 1648). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BT95.B3.
Bekker, Balthasar, The world bewitch'd; or, An examination of the common opinions concerning spirits: their nature, power, administration, and operations. As also, the effects men are able to produce by their communication. Divided into IV parts, (London, 1695). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1410.B3.
Beze, Theodore de, On Job, (15??). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Bourn, Benjamin, (Belzebub) A sure guide to Hell: In seven sections. Containing directions I. To parents in the education of their children. II. To youth. III. To those whose minds are possessed with envy, malice, &c. IV. To a good King. To first ministers of state. VI. To the clergy. And VII. To young ladies (London, printed for Peter Imp, A new edition, corrected, 1751). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BV4625.B6.
Bradshaw, William, A discourse of the sinne against the Holy Ghost: grounded upon Matt. Chap. 12. vers. 22.-23. Tending to the comfort of such persons as, being afflicted in conscience for their sins, are, by the delusions of Satan, brought to the brinke of despaire, through feare that they have fallen into that unpardonable sinne, (London, 1649). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BT721.B7.
Brooks, Thomas, Precious remedies against Satan's devices: or, Salve for believers and unbelievers sores : Being a companion for those that are in Christ or out of Christ, that slight or neglect ordinances, under a pretence of living above them; that are growing (in spirituals) or decaying that are tempted, or deserted; afflicted or opposed; that have assurance, or that want assurance, &c, (London, 1682). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BV4500.B7.
Burkitt, William, Family instructions: or principles of religion necessary to be known by family governers, (1725). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Calvin, Jean, Sermons of Master Iohn Caluin vpon the booke of Iob, (London, 1574). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS1415.C2.
Cartwright, Thomas, A confutation of the Rhemists translation, glosses and annotations on the Nevv Testament: so farre as they containe manifest impieties, heresies, idolatries, superstitions, prophanesse, treasons, slanders, absurdities, falsehoods and other evills. By occasion whereof the true sence, scope, and doctrine of the Scriptures, and humane authors, by them abused, is now given, (Leiden, 1618). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS2081.C2.
Caryl, Joseph, An exposition with practical observations upon the book of Job. (London,1676-1677). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS1415.C2 1676.
Caryl, Joseph, An exposition with practical observations upon the three first chapters of the book of Job: Delivered in XXI. lectures, at Magnus near the Bridge, London, (London, 1651). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BS1415.C2.
Chamber, John, A treatise against iudicial astrologie: Dedicated to the right Honorable Sir Thomas Egerton Knight, Lord Keeper of the great Seale, and one of her Maiesties most honorable priuie Councell, (London, 1601), Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1681.C4.
Clarke, Samuel, A mirrour or looking-glasse, both for saints, and sinners: held forth in some thousands of examples; wherein is presented, as Gods wonderful mercies to the one, so his severe judgments against the other. Collected out of the most classique authors, both ancient, and modern, with some late examples observed by my self, and others. Whereunto are added a Geographical description of all the countries in the known world: as also the wonders of God in nature; and the rare, stupendious, and costly works made by the art, and industry of man. As the most famous cities, temples, structures, statues, cabinets of rarities, &c. which have been, or are now in the world, (London, 1657). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BV4224.C5.
Cranford, James, An abstract of some late characters. Or, How the principall means appointed for our reformation is become the maine fuell of our wickednes: laid downe in sundry characters of [brace] L. Bishops, dumb dogs, non-residenciaries, men-pleasers, unpreaching ministers, that edify to damnation ; by their [brace] scandalous living, false wresting [and] mis-applying the Scripture : so turning the truth of God into a lye, that they may [brace] discourage the godly, incourage the wicked. In which the blind world may see to their shame how Satan guls them with a multitude of misprisions and false surmises against the godly, that he may barricado their hearts against all good. Necessary to be knowne in these times of discovery, (London, 1643). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BR304.C2.
Curzon, Henry, The universal library: or, Compleat summary of science: containing above sixty select treatises. In two volumes. I. Of theology, philosophy, metaphysicks, ethicks, oeconomy, religion, games used at ancient festivals, cosmography, elements, geography, hydrography, travel, government, chronology, history, laws, coins, medals, weights and measures, meteors, rarities, mankind in the different sexes of men and women, physick, chyrurgery, chymistry, cookery and dyet. II. Of animals, vegetables and agriculture, gems, metals, grammar and languages, hieroglyphicks, poetry, logick, rhetorick, musick, arithmetick, geometry, architecture, surveying, gauging, dyalling, navigation; the military art, fortification, gunnery, astronomy, astrology, augury, magick, mathematical magick, dreams and apparitions heraldry, painting, colours and dying, opticks, angling, fowling, inventions, ignorance in the ancients, and errors among the people. With divers secrets, experiments and curiosities therein, (London, 1712). Available at SCOLAR@Newport Road: Ask at desk, Carmarthen Collection, AG104.C8 1712.
Defoe, Daniel, The secrets of the invisible world disclos'd: or, An universal history of apparitions sacred and profane, under all denominations; whether angelical, diabolical, or human souls departed. With a great variety of surprising and diverting examples, never publish'd before : also shewing how we may distinguish between the apparitions of good and evil spirits, and how we ought to behave to them, (London The second edition. 1735). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1445.D3.
Defoe, Daniel, The history of the Devil, as well antient as modern: in two parts. Part I. Containing a state of the Devil's circumstances, and the various Turns of his Affairs; from his expulsion out of Heaven, to the creation of man; with Remarks on the several Mistakes concerning the Reason and Manner of his Fall. Also his Proceedings with Mankind ever since Adam, to the first planting of the Christian Religion in the World. Part II. Containing his more private conduct, down to the present times: His Government, his Appearances, his Manner of Working, and the Tools he works with. In which is included, a description of the Devil's dwelling, vulgarly called Hell, (London, 1728?). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BT980.D3 1728.
Elton, Edward, Three excellent and pious treatises: Viz. 1. The complaint of a sanctified sinner. 2. The triumph of a true Christian. 3. The great mystery of Godliness opened. In Sunday sermons, upon the whole seventh, eight, and ninth chapters of the Epistle to the Romans, (London,1653). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS2665.E5.
Farmer, Hugh, An essay on the demoniacs of the New Testament, (London, 1775). Salisbury WG30(1775).
Farmer, Hugh, Letters to the Rev. Dr. Worthington: in answer to his late publication entitled, An impartial enquiry into the case of the Gospel demoniacks, (London, 1778). Salisbury WG30(1778).
Guazzo, Francesco Maria, Compendium maleficarum: collected in three books from many sources by Brother Francesco Maria Guazzo, showing iniquitous and execrable operations of witches against the human race, and the divine remedies by which they may be frustrated ed., Montague Summers (London,1929). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Limited Editions, BF1565.G8.
Heylyn, Peter, Keimēlia ekklēsiastika: The historical and miscellaneous tracts of the reverend and learned Peter Heylyn: now collected into one volume : I. Ecclesia vindicata ... II. The history of the sabbath ... III. Historia quinquarticularis ... IV. The stumbling-block of disobedience and rebellion ... to which are added V. A treatise de jure partitatis episcoporum ... : and an account of the life of the author, never before published : with an exact table to the whole, (London,1681). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BX5037.H3.
Heywood, Thomas, The hierarchie of the blessed angells: Their names, orders and offices the fall of Lucifer with his angels, (London,1635). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, PR2574.H3.
Iamblichus, Iamblichus De mysteriis Aegyptiorum, Chaldaeorum, Assyriorum: Proclus in Platonicum Alicibiadem de anima, atque daemone. Idem De sacrificio & magia. Porphyrius De diuinis atq[ue] daemonib. Psellus De daemonibus. Mercurii Trismegisti Pimander. Eiusdem Asclepius, (Geneva, 1607). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BL610.I2.
Insitoris, Heinrich, Malleus Maleficarum, translated with an introduction by Montague Summers,  (London, 1928). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Limited Editions, BF1569.I6.
Jones, Thomas, Elymas the sorcerer: or, A memorial towards the discovery of the bottom of this Popish-Plot; and how far his R. Highness's directors have been faithful to his honour and interest, or the peace of the nation: publish'd upon occasion of a passage in the late Dutchess of York's declaration for changing her religion, (London, 1682). Salisbury Folio WG30(1682).
Keach, Benjamin, War with the devil, or, The young mans conflict with the powers of darknes : in a dialogue ; discovering the corruption and vanity of youth, the horrible nature of sin, and deplorable condition of fallen-man. Also, a definition, power, and rule of conscience, and the nature of true conversion. To which is added, an appendix containing a dialogue between an old apostate and a young professor, worthy the perusal of all, but chiefly intended for the instruction of the younger-sort, (London, the third edition much enlarged.1675). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3539.K13.W2.
Lipeat, Thomas, The divell in Kent, or, His strange delusions at Sandwitch, (London, 1647). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1555.D4 1647.
Locatello, Petro, Exorcismi potentissimi, & efficaces, ad expellendas aereas tempestates, a daemonibus, [editio tertia] (1698). Cardiff Rare Books: Continental.
Mayer, John, A commentary upon the holy writings of Job, David, and Solomon: that is, these five, Job, Psalmes, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. Being part of those which by the antients were called Hagiographa. Wherein the diverse translations, and expositions, both literall and mysticall, of all the most famous commentators, both ancient and modern, are propounded, examined, and censured: and the texts from the originall much illustrated. For the singular benefit of all that bee studious of the Holy Scriptures, (London, 1653). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS1308.A5.M2.
More, Henry, A modest enquiry into the mystery of iniquity: the first part, containing a careful and impartial delineation of the true idea of Antichristianism in the real and genuine members thereof, such as are indeed opposite to the indispensable purposes of the Gospel of Christ, and to the interest of his kingdome, (London, 1664). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BT70.M6.
Powel, Gabriel, Gabrielis Poueli Ordovicis Britanni, Davidis f[ratris] Disputationum theologicarum & scholasticarum de Antichristo & eius ecclesia, libri II, (London, 1605). Salisbury WG30(1605).
Newton, Isaac, Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel, and the apocalypse of St. John. In two parts, (1733). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Perkins, William, The whole treatise of the cases of conscience, (1636). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Perkins, William, A golden chaine: or the description of theologie, (1603). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Remy, Nicholas, Demonolatry, ed., Montague Summers 1880-1948 (London, 1930). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Limited Editions, BF1520.R3.
Rowland, William, Judiciall astrologie, judicially condemned: upon a survey and examination of Sr. Christopher Heydons apology for it, in answer to Mr. Chambers, and of Will. Ramsey's morologie in his pretended reply (called Lux veritatis) to Doctour Nathanael Homes his Demonologie. Together with the testimonies of Mr. W. Perkins Resolution to the countrey-man; Mr. John Miltons [i.e. Sir John Melton's] Figure-caster; and Dr. Homes his Demonologie, all here exhibited against it, seconded and backed by 1. Evident scripture 2. Apparent reason, (London, 1652). Salisbury WG30(1652).
Salis, Summa casuum conscientiae quae, (1488). Cardiff Rare Books: Incunabula
Salkeld, John, A treatise of angels. Of the nature, essence, place, power, science, (1613). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos.
Savonarola, Girolamo, Compendio di reuelatione, (Impresso i Firenze, 1495). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Incunabula 152..
Scot, Reginald, Scot's Discovery of vvitchcraft: 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 practises of witchmongers, upon aged, melancholy, ignorant, and superstious people in extorting confessions, by inhumane terrors and tortures is notably detected. Also the knavery and confederacy of conjurors. The impious blasphemy of inchanters. The imposture of soothsayers, and infidelity of atheists. The delusion of pythonists, figure-casters, astrologers, and vanity of dreamers. The fruitlesse beggerly art of Alchimistry. The horrible art of poisoning and all the tricks and conveyances of juggling and liegerdemain are fully deciphered. With many other things opened that have long lain hidden: though very necessary to be known for the undeceiving of judges, justices, and juries, and for the preservation of poor, aged, deformed, ignorant people; frequently taken, arraigned, condemned and executed for witches, when according to a right understanding, and a good conscience, physick, food, and necessaries should be administered to them. Whereunto is added, a treatise upon the nature, and substance of spirits and divels &c. all written and published in anno 1584, (London, 1651) Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, BF1581.A2.S2 1651.
Sinistrari, Luigi Maria, Demoniality, ed., Montague Summers, [16??], (London, Fortune Press, 1927). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Private Presses Octavos, BF1556.S4.
Turner, William, A compleat history of the most remarkable providences, both of judgment and mercy, which have hapned in this present age: Extracted from the best writers, the author's own observations, and the numerous relations sent him from divers parts of the three kingdoms. To which is added, whatever is curious in the works of nature and art. The whole digested into one volume, under proper heads; being a work set on foot thirty years ago, by the Reverend Mr. Pool, author of the Synopsis criticorum: and since undertaken and finish'd, (London, 1697). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BT135.T8.
Willet, Andrew, An harmonie vpon the first booke of Samuel: wherein according to the methode and order obserued in Hexapla vpon Genesis and Exodus, but more compendiously abridged, these speciall things are obserued vpon euery chapter. The diuers readings compared, doubtfull questions explaned, places of Scripture reconciled, controversies briefly touched, and morall collections applyed. VVherein aboue fowre hundred theologicall questions are handled, with great breuitie, and much varietie, (Cambridge, 1614). Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Folios, BS1325.W4.
Worthington, William, An impartial enquiry into the case of the gospel demoniacks: with an appendix consisting of an essay on Scripture demonology, (London, 1777). Salisbury (WG30(1777).