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A19407 The triall of vvitch-craft shewing the true and right methode of the discouery: with a confutation of erroneous wayes. By Iohn Cotta, Doctor in Physicke. Cotta, John, 1575?-1650? 1616 (1616) STC 5836; ESTC S108830 92,097 138

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