Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1938 (with the Scribner "A" on the copyright page) of BEWARE FAMILIAR SPIRITS. By John Mulholland. 342 pages. Original black cloth with white titling. Mulholland presents a history and exposure of modern Spiritualism, Mediums, Telepathy, Mind Reading, Clairvoyance, and other psychic phenomena, all performed using the tricks of the Magician. Contents include the Davenport Brothers, the Fox Sisters, the Boston Medium Margery, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and more — as well as the early parapsychologist, Harry Houdini. In very good condition: tight binding; rubbed corners; light shelfwear to boards, with a few minor scratches; text is clean and unmarked. The book has not been read: pages in the last chapter and index remain uncut.