Book Details + Condition: Exceptionally scarce first London edition of Northcote W. Thomas' Crystal Gazing: Its History and Practice, with a Discussion of the Evidence for Telepathic Scrying. With an Introduction by Andrew Lang. Hardcover. Small
octavo. Publisher’s original deep green cloth lettered in gilt on spine &
front board. B/w plates. Index. A thoughtful and entertaining study of scrying,
from Ancient Egypt to John Dee, and on to the Spiritualists of the late
19th century. In very good condition: some minor shelf wear; bumped corners and rubbed spine edges; toning to endpapers; binding is tight and solid; interior is clean and free of marking. Please see images for more detail. Chapters include: Superstition and Incredulity; Vision and Visions;
Crystal Visions; The Speculum, and the Method of using it; The Incantation;
Egyptian Scrying; Prophetic and Telepathic Scrying; and Evidential Cases.