A Mirror for Witches

Book ID:
8196
Title:
A Mirror for Witches
Author:
'Forbes, Esther'
ISBN number:
9780897331548
Publisher name:
Academy Chicago Publishers
Edition number:
at least 2nd
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
1928
Pages:
214
Dewey decimal number:
808.83
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
No
Notes:

1928 novel set in 17th century Massachusetts. 

Young Doll Bilby is a girl caught up and destroyed in the hysteria surrounding the Salem Witchcraft trials

Men and boys confuse love and sexual attraction with sorcery and devil worship; ordinary accidents and lost property lead to accusations of witchcraft

Reproduction of the original edition, with several woodcuts by Robert Gibbings

the author is best known for the children's story, 'Johnny Tremain' (1943)