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Witchcraft at Salem.

Chadwick Hansen

Witchcraft at Salem.

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Published by Hutchinson in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.242-244.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1576
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20756707M


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