Good. Some cover wear with label on front cover-library pocket and date slip are pasted inside back cover-some marking of text and stamped at top and bottom edges of book.; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9"-10" tall; 128 pages.
[The Wayland Documentary History Series] Softcover. 8vo. 128 pp. frontis; b&w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. Using carefully edited extracts from trials, pamphlets, tracts and broadsheets and tabloid revelations-the author examines witchcraft superstition from Europe in the 15th century through the Salem witch trials in "The New World" over 200 years later. Edges a little rubbed, price sticker on rear cover; page edges slightly foxed. Otherwise, a clean VG+ copy.
EX-LIBRARY. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE.
Hardcover. Large octavo. 128pp. Maroon papered boards gilt-lettered on spine. An overview of witches and witch trials, from the beginning of the great witch trials in the fifteenth century to the seventeenth century trials in Salem. "Roger Hart examines the nature of witchcraft superstition, the early legislation, the identification of witches with traitors and conspirators against monarchy, and local superstition which seemed to demand witches as an object of community fears and hates. He also assesses the place of informers such as Matthew Hopkins, the English witchfinder general, in helping to inflame Western society during those disreputable years." 'The Putnam Documentary History Series. ' B/w illustrations. Glossary & bibliography. Page-edges a little discolored, else a clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket is very slightly marked, several edge-chips).
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