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Davenport, John (fl. circa 1646) The Witches of Huntingdon, their Examinations and Confessions; exactly taken by his Majesties Justices

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Davenport, John (fl. circa 1646) The Witches of Huntingdon, their Examinations and Confessions; exactly taken by his Majesties Justices of Peace for that County. London: Printed by W. Wilson, for Richard Clutterbuck, 1646. First edition, quarto, rare; ESTC lists five U.S. copies; no auction sales since 1930; bound in full crushed russet morocco by Riviere, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g.; light dampstains, some leaves lightly browned, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

A-B4, C2.
http://estc.bl.uk/R200949
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Richard Clutterbuck, ESTC, Geography of England, Huntingdon, Davenport, London, United States

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