MIRROR FOR WITCHES - 1st 1928 - ILLUSTRATED SALEM WITCH TRIALS MAGICK WITCHCRAFT
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
Book Details + Condition: Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston and New York). First American Edition, 1928. By Esther Forbes. Lovely decorated cloth batik boards, with paper label to spine. 215 pages and illustrated with 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." From the massive occult collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. An overall firm and clean copy, with tight binding; light wear to boards; age toning to pages; interior is clean and free of markings; Parker's bookplate to inside front board.