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A Mirror for Witches by  Esther Forbes - Signed First Edition - 1928 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 46883)

A Mirror for Witches

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A Mirror for Witches

by Forbes, Esther

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped and rubbed, page edges lightly foxed, tape removal marks on pastedowns.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped and rubbed, page edges lightly . foxed, tape removal marks on pastedowns.. 1928. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. #43 of 220 copies. Signed by the author on the colophon page. Vellum spine titled in gilt with patterned cloth sides. Black and white woodcut frontispiece and other black and white woodcut illustrations by Robert Gibbings. A story of 17th century New England and their fascination with witchcraft. Ownership label of the author Phillip Van Doren Stern on front pastedown, ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
46883
Title
A Mirror for Witches
Author
Forbes, Esther
Illustrator
Robert Gibbings
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped and rubbed, page edges lightly foxed, tape removal marks on pastedowns.
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1928
Keywords
1920s Novels, Witches Fiction, OCCULT Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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