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FLASHES OF LIGHT FROM THE SPIRIT-LAND, Through the Mediumship of Mrs. J.H. Conant. Compiled by Allen Putnam.

By: (Conant, Mrs. J.H.). Putnam, Allen.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston: William White and Company, "Banner of Light" Office, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 95291

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The corners of the soiled and rubbed covers are bumped with wear to the head and tail of the spine. 604 & [2] pages with decorative headpieces. The front endpaper, flyleaf and half-title are missing. There is offsetting to the title page and the pages are toned with occasional minor stains. A previous owner's name has been rubbed away from a book label mounted to the front pastedown. The contents are good. First edition. The American spiritualist and medium Frances Ann Conant (1831-1875) was also known as J.H. Conant. With the support of the s... View more info

THE LEGEND OF ALEISTER CROWLEY: Being a Study of the Documentary Evidence Relating to a Campaign of Personal Vilification Unparalleled in Literary History. With an introduction by Israel Regardie

By: (Crowley, Aleister). Stephensen, P. R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, M N: Llewellyn Publications, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 17569

Condition: Good


Saint Paul, M N: Llewellyn Publications, 1970.. 1970.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is lightly foxed with staining to the rear wrap. The spine & extremities are somewhat darkened. xvii, [ii] & pages 9-157. There is an owner's address label together with a small sticker on the half-title, affecting 2 words of the titling. There are 2 small stains to the fore-edge with tiny stains to the front edges of the rear blanks & of a few rear text pages. Illustrated with a full-page portrait of Aleister Crowley in black & white. Good. Second edition, revised a... View more info

THE KASIDAH OF HAJI ABDU EL-YEZDI.

By: (Jones, Wilfred). Burton, Sir Richard F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1924).: (1924).

Seller ID: 33683

Condition: Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1924).. (1924).. Good. - Octavo, decorative blue & cream boards backed with navy blue cloth. The boards are bumped with the paper chipped at the corners. The spine is somewhat darkened. 135 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 12 black-and- white plates, including a frontispiece, from wood engravings by Wilfred Jones. Good. Number 1758 of an edition limited to 2,000 numbered copies printed by Pynson Printers. Haji Abdu is purportedly the Iranian author of this long verse poem setting out a "higher law" derived from various religions of the East and We... View more info

WOMEN OF A HIGHER NATURE

By: Adair, Virginia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Fowey, Cornwall, U.K.: Alexander Associates, 1998).: 1998).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23049

ISBN: 1899526161

Condition: Very good


(Fowey, Cornwall, U.K.: Alexander Associates, 1998).. 1998).. Very good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY VIRGINIA ADAIR - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is a price-sticker on the rear wrapper. 239 pages. 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Prepublication edition.Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To .... -- who has the gift of healing -- / With love and all good wishes / Virginia Adair".A study of women with healing, clairvoyant and other parapsychological powers. View more info

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. Volume II. No. 1. January, 1908.

By: Alexander, Hartley B.; Hyslop, James H.; et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York: American Society for Psychical Research), 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 95284

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The binding is lightly chipped with a tear to the tail of the spine. There is a stain to the front cover & 2 small stains to the rear cover. The bottom corner of the front cover is lightly creased. Pages [1]-74 plus [2] pages of ads. Illustrated with a few textual sketches. There is a small chip & dampstaining to the top edge of each page. Good reading copy. "Section 'B' of the American Institute for Scientific Research". The featured articles in this issue are concerned with questions of life after death. "Human Personality: Objectio... View more info

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MY PSYCHIC ADVENTURES. By J. Malcolm Bird, associate editor, Scientific American.

By: Bird, J. Malcolm.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., (1923).: (1923).

Seller ID: 36982

Condition: Good


- Octavo, grayish tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & the spine. The head and tail of the spine are bumped and there is a tiny stain to the rear cover. vi, [ii], 309 & [1] pages, illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 plates, including one depicting the author with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The frontispiece is detached, but present, with a tiny tear to it's front edge and the half title is starting. A previous owner's name has been cut out from the front endpaper. The blurb, cut from the missing dust jacket, is mounted to the rear pastedown. Good. First edition. "Mr. Bird came over... View more info

LES ALCHIMISTES

By: Caron, M; and Hutin, S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions du Seuil, (1959).: (1959).

Seller ID: 32266

Condition: Good


Editions du Seuil, (1959).. (1959).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some light soiling & foxing and with a light glue mark to the rear wrap. 192 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The bottom page corners are slightly bumped. There is light foxing to the bottom edge of the book. Good. A title in the series "Collections Microcosme: Le Temps Qui Court". The text is in French. View more info

Image for INDIVIDUAL REFERENCE FILE OF EXTRACTS FROM THE EDGAR CAYCE RECORDS.

INDIVIDUAL REFERENCE FILE OF EXTRACTS FROM THE EDGAR CAYCE RECORDS.

By: Cayce, Edgar. Turner, Gladys Davis; and St. Clair, Mae Gimbert; compilers.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA: Association for Research and Enlightenment, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 95288

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover. The contents are bound into a black stiff paper folder with a plastic binder. A printed label is mounted on the front cover. The folder is rubbed. There is a partially erased owner's name on the label. [ix] & 208 pages plus approximately 38 pages inserted at various points in the text as supplementary material. Very good. First edition. "Published exclusively for members of the Association for Research and Enlightenment." Edgar Cayce was able to give detailed information on any subject while under self-hypnosis. Investigation... View more info

ESP, SEERS & PSYCHICS

By: Christopher, Milbourne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 7137

Condition: Very good


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. Lightly rubbed & dusty; dw rubbed & chipped with short tears. x & 268 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. Second printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for CROOKES AND THE SPIRIT WORLD: A collection of writings by or concerning the work of Sir William Crookes, O.M., F.R.S., in the field of Psychical Research.

CROOKES AND THE SPIRIT WORLD: A collection of writings by or concerning the work of Sir William Crookes, O.M., F.R.S., in the field of Psychical Research.

By: Crookes, William. Medhurst, R. G.; compiler.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (London): Souvenir Press, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 95289

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. [vi] & 250 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white sketches; Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First English edition. General Introduction by K. M. Goldney. Material introduced and edited by M. R. Barrington. The contents include "Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism", "Sittings with Daniel Dunglas Home" and "Crookes and Survival". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY JAMES FORLONG AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION OF HIS MAJOR WORK "RIVERS OF LIFE".

By: Forlong, James George Roche. (1824-1904), Indian army general. Author of the major work of comparative religion "Rivers of Life."

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland: March 4 & 6 and April 13, 1883.: 1883.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35903

Condition: Very good


- Each letter is penned in black ink and fills all 4 sides of his cream letterhead, which is folded once to form 4 sides, each 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide, with Forlong's Edinburgh address printed at the top of the first side. The letters are signed "J. Forlong". Folded twice for mailing. Very good. James George Roche Forlong (1824-1904) was a Major General of the Indian Army. Trained as an engineer in Scotland and England, he joined the Indian Army in 1843 and later held posts with the government of Oudh. His exposure to Indian religions led him to explore, research and deve... View more info

THE BOOK OF ANGELUS SILESIUS with observations by the ancient Zen Masters

By: Franck, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 22560

ISBN: 0394499220

Condition: Very good


New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Quarto, gray paper covered boards backed with light tan cloth & titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette stamped in gilt on the front board, in a dust wrapper. The boards are somewhat warped & the cloth is lightly soiled. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with some short tears to the top & bottom edges. [x], 145 & [2] pages plus colophon. Illustrated throughout with drawings in light tan & gray by Frederick Franck. The contents are near fine. First edition."Translated, drawn, and handwritten by Frederick Franck." Dust jacket... View more info

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TELEPATHY AND SPIRITUALISM.

By: Hettinger, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Rider and Company, (1952).: (1952).

Seller ID: 95249

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. The spine & extremities of the dust wrapper are darkened & there is staining to its rear panel. xi, [i] & pages 13-150. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. There is a previous owner's address label on the front endpaper. A piece of blue tape is mounted on the copyright page with offsetting to the title. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for SCIENTIFIC RHYTHMIC SOLAR PLEXUS BREATHING: The Elixir of Youth-Vitality-Health-Happiness.

SCIENTIFIC RHYTHMIC SOLAR PLEXUS BREATHING: The Elixir of Youth-Vitality-Health-Happiness.

By: Holmes, Phoebe Marie.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Huntington Beach, CA: Mimeographed by Charles R. Furr, circa [1930s].: [1930s].

Seller ID: 35757

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide] tan wrappers backed with brown cloth tape with the author's Radiant Health logo on the front cover. There is a tiny stain to the front cover & the edges of the cover are slightly darkened. 25 pages mimeographed on one side only. Very good. Marie Phoebe Holmes was an American teacher of dietetics and scientific breathing, a noted world lecturer and metaphysician, and president of the International Radiant Health Club. It has been suggested by some that she was a model for the comic-book character Wonder Woman. View more info

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KUT: Korean Shamanist Rituals.

By: Huhm, Halla Pai.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elizabeth, NJ / Seoul. Korea: Hollym International Corp., (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 95045

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed with its spine faded. 102 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, diagrams & music staves. There are a few ink markings in the text. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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PSYCHICAL RESEARCH AND THE RESURRECTION.

By: Hyslop, James H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Small, Maynard and Company, 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 95228

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt within a gilt frame on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. xiv, [ii] & 409 pages. There is a previous owner's address label on the front endpaper. There is an ink date on the last text page. Near fine First edition, first printing. First Edition. View more info

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. Volume II. No. 2. February, 1908.

By: Hyslop, James H.; Abbott, David P.; et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York: American Society for Psychical Research), 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 95282

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. There is a short tear to the tail of the spine & the bottom corner of the front cover is slightly creased. Pages [79]-138 plus [2] pages of ads. Very good. "Section 'B' of the American Institute for Scientific Research". The two articles featured in this issue are "A Record of Experiments" [involving automatic writing] by James H. Hyslop; and "Spirit Slate-Writing and Billet Tests" by David P. Abbott. Abbott's article describes tricks used by mediums to obtain information brought by their clients that they are not supposed... View more info

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. Volume VI. No. 4. April, 1912.

By: Hyslop, James H.; et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York: American Society for Psychical Research), 1912.: 1912.

Seller ID: 95270

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. There are some tiny white marks & a small light stain to the front cover & its edges are slightly darkened. Pages [181]-268. Illustrated with a folding black-and-white plate. There is a tiny stain to the fore-edge with a small stain to page 260 & offsetting from the plate. Very good. This issue largely consists of a lengthy article "A Complicated Group of Experiences and Experiments" by James H. Hyslop with detailed records of the spirit communications involved. The case concerns an assistant to a lawyer George F. Duysters, a Miss De Cam... View more info

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. Volume VII. No. 11. November, 1913.

By: Hyslop, James H.; et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York: American Society for Psychical Research), 1913.: 1913.

Seller ID: 95268

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The bottom corner of the rear cover is lightly stained & creased. Pages [577]-664. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are two articles by James H. Hyslop: "Spiritual Healing"; and "A Neglected Type", about a man who began having paranormal experiences after attending a seance. There are also brief reports of cases of paranormal incidents. View more info

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH. Volume II. No. 5. May, 1908.

By: Hyslop, James H.; et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York: American Society for Psychical Research), 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 95285

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are detached and the spine is chipped & torn. Pages [259]-309 plus [3] pages of ads. The first few pages have stains around the staples. Fair. "Section 'B' of the American Institute for Scientific Research". The featured articles in this issue are both by James H. Hyslop: In "Personal Identity" Hyslop discusses the violent opposition between believers and sceptics in relation to physical manifestations that are met with in psychic research. He attributes this to the difference between "visualizers" -- those who c... View more info