Category: Spiritualism


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By: Bird, J. Malcolm.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Co.,: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015155

Condition: near Very Good

Octavo, green cloth covers stamped in gilt, iv [2] 309 pages. Black and white frontis. "psychic photograph" of the author. A little browning on page edges on first few pages, and some scattered foxing throughout. Former owner name sticker on front paste-down endpaper. Spine titles a bit dulled, near very good. In the early 1920s Scientific American magazine offerred two $2,500 prizes as rewards to any medium who could satisfy its panel that they were genuine. J. Malcolm Bird, associate editor of the Scientific American was on the panel, as well as Houdini, among others. Sir Arthur Con... View more info

A THOUGHT-READER'S THOUGHTS, Being the Impressions and Confessions of Stuart Cumberland.

By: Cumberland, Stuart.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1888

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017474

Condition: near Very Good

Octavo, 326, plus 32 pages of publisher catalog. Illustrated with a photographic portrait of the author. Blue cloth with maroon stripes, gilt titles, some foxing, cracked, slightly cocked.Cumberland was a mind-reader who knew many or all of the trickes of the trade --and used them to debunk the chicanery. He exposed spiritualist and he performed before heads of state. Ex libris Charles L. Rulfs [private] Library of Conjuring, with pencilled glossing, possibly by Rulfs. Very scarce. 020207A View more info


By: McComas, Henry C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Williams & Wilkins Co.: 1937

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 000015605

Condition: Fine

Octavo, blue cloth covers with red spine titles. 192 pages. Dust jacket has some tanning at edges, small chip at top edge of rear panel. Author was with the Department of Psychology, Johns Hopkins University. "One of the leading scientific investigators in psychical research 'tells all' about spiritualistic mediums and how they do it." --from the dust jacket. 081006A View more info