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The Lancashire Witches. A Romance of Pendle - Ainsworth, William Harrison - 1849. 
Henry Colburn London First Edition. Three Volumes 1849 - Octavo; ,iv,,pp4-320; iv,,pp4-318,; iv,,pp4-359,. Half titles bound after contents page. Advert leaf present in volume two. Original orange brown blind stamped cloth boards, gilt decoration to spine which is quite bright and attactive. Sl bumping to spine ends, minor wear corners. Sl spotting/browning to gutter margina at front endpapers, tose endpapers and title pages a trifle spotting, but text is clean. A very well preserved set, scarce in the original cloth. This enduring novel is based on the true story of the Pendle witches and is still in print. It was preceded by a privately-printed edition for friends, in the same year. VG copy indeed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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