OCCULTISM AND COMMON-SENSE - B. Willson - 1st Ed, 1908 - Supernatural, Ghosts
OCCULTISM AND COMMON-SENSE — BY BECKLES WILLSON — First Edition, 1908 — Supernatural, Ghosts, Spirit Photography, Clairvoyance — Scarce
Publisher: T. Werner Laurie, London (1908)
Scarce first edition from 1908 (no date provided) of OCCULTISM AND COMMON-SENSE. Black cloth lettered in white on spine and boards. 290 pages, with publisher advertisements at rear. Boards a bit rubbed at edges and points, cloth of spine lightly creased and spine ends bruised, spine lettering rubbed with some loss, page-edges lightly browned. Old marks / stains to front board. Front free endpaper has been removed. Foxing to first dozen or so leaves. A solid unmarked good copy with light wear, of a very scarce first edition. Chapters include: Science's Attitude Towards The "Supernatural"; The Hypnotic State; Phantasms Of The Living; Dreams; Hallucinations; Phantasms Of The Dead; The Dowsing Or Divining Rod; Mediumistic Phenomena; The Materialisation of Ghosts, Spirit Photography, Clairvoyance, Mrs. Piper's Trance Utterances and afterword.