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The wonders of the invisible world

The wonders of the invisible world

being an account of the tryals of several witches lately executed in New England.

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Published by J.R. Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- New England

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of old authors, Library of American civilization -- LAC 15305.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxvi, 291 p.
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17567244M

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