LEAVES FROM A PSYCHIST'S CASE-BOOK HARRY PRICE 1st/1st 1933 OWNED H. CARRINGTON
LEAVES FROM A PSYCHIST'S CASE-BOOK by HARRY PRICE — First Edition / First Printing 1933, Book Sent by Harry Price to Famous Paranormal Investigator Hereward Carrington
Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London (1933)
A unique and rare first edition, first printing of "Leaves From a Psychist's Case-Book" from 1933 by the well noted psychic researcher and author, Harry Price. Included on the first blank page is a note from the publisher relaying that Harry Price personally directed him to send this copy to HEREWARD CARRINGTON. Mr. Carrington was a famous and well known paranormal investigator who wrote over 100 books on the supernatural, stage magic and alternative medicine in the early 20th century. (Please see below for more information on Mr. Carrington.) This book was directly in Mr. Carrington's library, as it possesses his ex libris paste-down on the inside front board. The book is in very good condition. (Please see pictures.) The boards and binding are solid and tight, with very little shelf-wear. Slight sunning to the top of the back board and spine. The pages are crisp and clean. Photographs throughout its 404 pages. An extremely UNIQUE, fascinating first edition, first printing of "Leaves from a Psychist's Case Book" for your distinguished collection.
Brief Biography of Hereward Carrington
Hereward Carrington (17 October 1880 – 26 December 1958) was a well-known British-born American investigator of psychic phemomena and author. His subjects included several of the most high-profile cases of apparent psychic ability of his times, and he wrote over 100 books on subjects including the paranormal and psychical research, conjuring, stage magic and alternative medicine. He was a leader in exposing supernatural fraud and was called on to work on the most famous cases at the time.