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The wonders of the invisible world being an account of the tryals of several vvitches, lately excuted [!] in New England : and of several remarkable curiosities therein occurring : together with, I. Observations upon the nature, the number, and the operations of the devils. II. A short narrative of a late outrage committed by a knot of witches in Swede-land, very much resembling, and so far explaining, that under which New-England has laboured. III. Some councels directing a due improvement of the terrible things lately done by the unusual and amazing range of evil-spirits in New-England. IV. A brief discourse upon those temptations which are the more ordinary devices of Satan / by Cotton Mather ; published by the special command of his excellency the govenour [!] of the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England.

Author / Creator Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.
Imprint Printed first, at Bostun [!] in New-England ; and reprinted at London : for John Dunton, 1693.
Description 2 p.l., [1]-98 (i.e. 106) p., 1 l. (sig. 2 l., not signed, A-K4, L-R2) ; 21 cm.
Language English
Subject Witchcraft -- New England.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8662476
Notes Paging irregular. The last leaf sig. [R2] contains advertisement of "books lately printed for John Dunton."
Typography and style of head-lines vary.
Recto of first prelim. leaf half-title: The tryals of several vvitches, lately executed in New-England: published by the special command of the Governour. On verso: Imprimatur. Decem. 23. 1692. Edmund Bohun.
The author's defence, p. [1-2] [Letter from William Stoughton, p. [3]; prefatory note by Mather, p. [4]] Enchantments encounter'd, p. 5-[17] A discourse on the wonders of the invisible world; uttered (in part) on August 4, 1692: p. 2-16, 33-80, 41-56, 89-98.
First London edition. A 2d edition, greatly abridged, was published, London, J. Dunton, 1693, 62 p., and a 3d edition, London, J. Dunton, 1693, 64 p.
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Sabin no. 46604.
RLIN, CTRG267231-B
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.