THE LANCASHIRE WITCHES.
A Romance of Pendle Forest.
William Harrison Ainsworth, Esq.
Sir Jeffery.—Is there a justice in Lancashire has so much skill in witches as I have? Nay, I'll speak a proud word; you shall turn me loose against any Witch-finder in Europe. I'd make an ass of Hopkins if he were alive.—Shadwell.
Illustrated by John Gilbert.
London: George Routledge & Co., Farringdon Street. 1854.
To James Crossley, Esq.,
President of the Chetham Society,
And the Learned Editor Of
"The Discoverie of Witches in the County of Lancaster,"—
The groundwork of the following pages,—
undertaken at his suggestion,
by his old, and sincerely attached friend,