The trial of the Lancaster witches A.D. MDCXII.

HARRISON, G.B., and POTTS, Thomas

Published by Barnes & Noble, New York, 1971
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Facsimile reprint of the London 1929 edition. 8vo. pp. xlvi, 188. Bound in red boards. A clean and tight copy. Dust jacket is generally fresh with only very minimal age-toning and edge wear. Contents include the complete text of Thomas Potts s "Wonderfull discovererie of witches in the Countie of Lancaster" (1613), a report by the clerk of the court on the 1612 arraignment and trial of the 19 Lancaster (Lancashire) witches. A scholarly introduction is provided by G.B. Harrison. "One of the more important of witchcraft trials held under English Law was that of the Lancaster Witches for it examined the activities of a coven and provides some of the earliest evidence of the full witch-cult practice in England" (from the dust jacket). A reprint of the 1929 edition was also issued in London, 1971 by Frederick Muller Ltd. Bookseller Inventory # 000660

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Title: The trial of the Lancaster witches A.D. ...

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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