[WIDMANN, George Rodolphe].

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[WIDMANN, George Rodolphe].
A prodigious and lamentable story of Jean Faust, a great magician, with his will, and his terrible life. Paris, heirs Pierre Marteau, 1712. In-12 (125 x 70 mm) of an engraved frontispiece, 207 pp., 3 ff.n.ch.; half green calf, smooth back, yellow speckled edges (19th century binding).
Yve-Plessis, 1633.
Small format edition of this famous biography of Dr. Faust.
"Widmann tells all the stories of Dr. Faust: how he ate a valet; when he enchanted a knight with a deer's head, etc."
Harrewyn's engraved frontispiece represents Faust in the midst of demons.
Modest copy, short of margins, browned, and with spots.
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