“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” -Jane Austen, Persuasion


Malleus Malefecarum by Jacob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer
The Hammer of Witchcraft
translated by Montague Summers
Edited with an introduction by Pennethorne Hughes
London The Folio Society 1968 First Edition thus. [originally published in 1487 the Montague Summers translation First Published 1928]

The woodcut illustrations were originally published in Milan in 1626 in the Compendium Malefecarum -
only occasionally do they specifically illustrate the text of the Malleus and are more intended as a complement to it