Chicago: Progressive Thinker, 1897. Hardcover. SECOND EDITION. Front hinge started. Back cover loose. 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.