Up for sale is “Searchlight on Psychical Research" by Joseph F. Rinn," a hardcover published in 1954. This is a first (1st) edition.
Subtitle: “A record of sixty years’ work — interwoven with an intimate biographical sketch of Houdini"
The book comes from the personal collection of James B. Alfredson, a fellow author of the spiritualist movement and its key figures. As an author and collector of unique works, his books are in pristine condition — and many are signed by the books’ authors; please see my other listings for more such books on the occult, magic, and spiritualist movement.
A truly excellent and unique collector’s book on magic, spiritualism, and the occult!
Publisher: Rider and Company, London
Condition: Hardcover in good condition. No interior markings, save a note on the first blank page and the book plate / ex libris of James B. Alfredson, from whom this book was part of a wonderful collection. Some damage / markings to exterior spine (see image).