MYSTERY AND LORE OF APPARITIONS - Thompson, 1931 - GHOSTS, SPIRITS, PARANORMAL
THE MYSTERY AND LORE OF APPARITIONS
Book Details + Condition: Frederick A. Stokes Company (New York). 1931. Hardcover. 331 pages; illustrated. Volume by British physician Charles John Samuel Thompson on the paranormal phenomena of ghosts. Subtitled "With some account of ghosts, spectres, phantoms and boggarts in early times," this book explores these phenomena from the ancient Egyptian and Greek periods, through the Middle Ages and Renaissance of Europe, focusing on some specific accounts and types of ghosts and the like. Such accounts include phantom armies, lore of the sea, natural causes of apparitions, and more, with a focus on the lore of Great Britain. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; darkening to spine; a bit of foxing to first and last few pages; old faint water stain to top of frontispiece page; interior is otherwise clean and free of markings.