29th Nov, 2023 10:00

Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 236

Witchcraft. [Hale (Mathew)] A Tryal of Witches, at the Assizes...1682


[Hale (Mathew)]

A Tryal of Witches, at the Assizes Held at Bury St. Edmunds for the County of Suffolk; on the Tenth Day of March, 1664. Before Sir Matthew Hale Kt., then Lord Chief Baron of His Majesties Court of Exchequer,

first edition, title with double-rule border, p. 21 small hole affecting letter line 1, p.57 lower corner torn with small lose, p. 59 small repair to page at gutter, William Shrewsbury at the Bible in Duck Lane, 1682, bound with and preceding; Hale (Matthew) - A Short Treatise Touching Sheriffs Accompts.....To which is added, A Tryal of Witches, first edition, small paper repair title, lightly stained throughout, contemporary calf, rebacked and restored, later leather lettering label, Printed and are to be sold by Will.Shrowsbery 1683

Sold for £4,000

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