NEW ENGLAND'S PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT - Burr, 1st 1911 - WITCH TRIALS
NEW ENGLAND'S PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT
Book Details + Condition: Published by the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA). Extremely scarce First Edition, 1911. Text has been rebound in black boards with gilt to spine. Originally reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for October, 1911. 35 pages. A thorough examination of the role New England played in the history of witchcraft, spanning from the Salem Witch Trials to modern day rituals and beliefs. Author George Lincoln Burr utilizes primary sources and historical context to paint a comprehensive picture of the complex relationship between the supernatural and New England culture.
From the massive occult collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. An exceptionally scarce work in very good condition, with firm binding; Parker's bookplate and info to front endpapers; an area of toning to title page; interior is clean and free of markings.