COTTON MATHER ON WITCHCRAFT - Ltd Ed, 1950 - SALEM WITCH HUNTERS TRIALS SORCERY
COTTON MATHER ON WITCHCRAFT: A FIRST-HAND STORY OF THE SALEM WITCH-TRIALS; WITH DISCOURSES ON: WHY THE DEVIL PICKED NEW ENGLAND FOR HIS WORK: THE USUAL TEMPTATIONS OFFERED TO BECOME A WITCH: THE BEST MEANS OF DISCOVERING WITCHES: AND THE BEST WAYS TO FOIL THE TEMPTATIONS OF THE EVIL POWERS
Book Details + Condition: Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon, NY). First and Limited Edition, 1950. Limited edition of 1950 copies. Hardcover with dust jacket. 172 pages. Illustrated. From the title page: "Being - The Wonder of the Invisible World. First published at Boston on October 1692 and Now Reprinted with Additional Matter and Old Wood-cuts for the Library of the Fantastic and Curious".
From the massive occult collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. Firm binding; a bit of fading to board's extremities; Parker's bookplate to inside front board, with his info to ffep and embossed stamp to title page; interior is clean and free of markings. Dust jacket has darkening and wear at edges, and retains the original price.