Chicago: Progressive Thinker, 1897. Hardcover. SECOND EDITION. Front hinge started. Back cover loose, both easily repairable by qualified conservator, a service we can source and provide. Moderate rubbing to edges and lightly nudged corners. Front free endpaper missing. Silver metallic lettering on spine. Silver metallic debossed vine-like design and lettering to front of brown cloth-covered boards. Photograph of Emma Britten on frontispiece with tissue guard. Age-tanned. 357 pp with Editor's note in conclusion. FAIR. Item #73930
The following series of papers was first prepared for the press in 1872 when a few ladies and gentlemen interested in the cause of Spiritualism, and believing its interest would be prooted by the publication of a high-toned periodical, agreed to sustain [the editor] in the production of "The Western Star," a magazine issued expressly to meet the above design", (introduction). Chapters on Interesting Spiritual Mysteries and Experiences ; Marvel of Magnetic Influence and Somnambulism ; Professor Muller, the Great Scientist and Mathematician, and more.