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A popular history of witchcraft

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- History,
    • Witchcraft -- England -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMontague Summers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1566 .S84 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428999M
      ISBN 100486443914
      LC Control Number2005053708
      OCLC/WorldCa61461906


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