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Author Bekker, Balthasar, 1634-1698.

Title The world turn'd upside down, or, A plain detection of errors, in the common or vulgar belief, relating to spirits, spectres or ghosts, dæmons, witches, &c. : in a due and serious examination of their nature, power, administration, and operation : in what forms or shape incorporeal spirits appear to men, by what means, and of what elements they take to themselves, and form appearances of bodies, visible to mortal eyes, why they appear, and what frights and force of imagination often delude us into the apprehensions of supposed phantasms, through the intimidation of the mind, &c. : also what evil tongues have power to produce of hurt to mankind, or irational creatures, and the effects men and women are able to produce by their communication with good or evil spirits, &c. / written at the request of a person of honour, by B.B., a Protestant minister for publick information.

Published London : Printed for Eliz. Harris at the Harrow in Little Britain, 1700.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Betoverde wereld. English.
Physical description 80 unnumbered pages, 264 pages
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes A translation of v. 1 of Bekker's 4-v. De betoverde wereld (The world bewitch'd) and of his abridgement of the entire work. Cf. p. [4], p. [25]; Biographie universelle, v. 3, p. 520.
Reproduction of original in: University of Pennsylvania. Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) B1781A.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English Books, 1641-1700 ; 2874:1) s1999 miun s.
Other author Bekker, Balthasar, 1634-1698. Betoverde wereld.
Subject Occultism -- Early works to 1900.
Demonology -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Witchcraft -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Magic -- Early works to 1800.
Angels -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Plain detection of errors, in the common or vulgar belief, relating to spirits, spectres or ghosts, dæmons, witches, &c.
Local subject Internet access