The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft and Conflict in Early New England
Emerson W Baker

Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. First edition Fine, fresh example in equally fine dust jacket. First printing. Hardcover. 244 pp. The story of one the far lesser known instances of witchcraft in colonial America. In 1682, ten years before the infamous witch trials, the twon of Great Island, New Hampshire wasplagued by mysterious events: strange, demonic noises, unexplainable movement of objects, a rain of stones upon and inside a local tavern. The residents blamed what they termed "Lithobolia" or "stone-throwing devil" and it wasn't long before they began to accuse each other of witchcraft. Fine Hardcover 9781403972071 (Item ID: E18071)


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