A MIRROR FOR WITCHES; Esther FORBES 1st/1st 1928 SALEM WITCH TRIALS, Illustrated
A MIRROR FOR WITCHES: IN WHICH IS REFLECTED THE LIFE, MACHINATIONS AND DEATH OF FAMOUS DOLL BILBY WHO WITH A MORE THAN FEMININE PERVERSITY PREFERRED A DEMON TO A MORTAL LOVER: HERE IS ALSO TOLD HOW AND WHY A RIGHTEOUS AND MOST AWFUL JUDGMENT BEFEL HER, DESTROYING BOTH CORPOREAL BODY AND IMMORTAL SOUL — by Esther Forbes — With Woodcut Engravings by Robert Gibbings — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, 1928 — Salem Witches Salem Witch Trials Witchcraft Occult
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York (1928)
The boards and binding are solid and tight, with light shelf-wear. Decorated batik boards; 215 pages and illustrated. The pages are crisp and clean, with no interior markings. Beautiful occult woodcut engravings by Robert Gibbings. "A Mirror for Witches" reflects the life, machinations and death of the famous Doll Bilby, who, with a more than feminine perversity, preferred a demon to a mortal lover. Here is also told how and why a righteous and most awful judgment befell her, destroying both corporeal body and immortal soul.