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Nature's Laws in Human Life: an Exposition of Spiritualism; Embracing the Various Opinions of Extremists, Pro and Con; Together with the Author's Experience

By: Anonymous, ; The Author Of "vital Magnetic Cure" [Aaron Hayward]

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Colby & Rich: 1894

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 28073

Condition: Good+


Good. No dust jacket as issued. ; 308 p. Includes several page catalog of publisher's titles at rear; 308 pages; HC Original terra cotta cloth boards with blind ruled borders to boards and gilt detailing to spine. No edition or printing history given, but apparently the 4th edition printed. Sound solid and complete. Several prior ownership indications to front endpages and a call slip from a private spiritist library to rear endpage. Cloth at spine just mildly dulled. Fi... View more info

The Water of Life, A Treatise on Urine-Therapy

By: Armstrong, John W.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Rustington, Sussex, True Health Publishing Co. By Health Science Press: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21070

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 136 pages; No date given [circa late 1940's] HC/DJ True Health Publishing Co. By Health Science Press. Tight, fresh copy in original light aqua dust jacket with title lettering design in red to cover and spine. Bound in blue cloth with dark red title lettering to spine. Dust jacket price clipped to lower corner of the front flap; lightly toned to spine panel with two trace damp/drip lines to the spine panel - not visible to board, not intern... View more info

Suggestion and Auto-suggestion

By: Atkinson, William Walker

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Chicago, Progress Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34617

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Small ink stamp of a period bookstore to the front endpage. Contents bright and fresh. Just a whisper of shelf evidence rubbing to cloth at tips. Handsome and very well preserved copy of this uncommon quasi-mesmerist, subliminal messaging tract intended for business and health. VG++ to NF View more info

The Fundamentals of Spiritualism; A Series of Fifteen Lessons Covering the First Year's Work of the Insitute of Universal Science

By: Barnes, Peggy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1973

Seller ID: 32522

Condition: Very Good+


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 44 pages; No date or publisher given. [Circa 1973 printing] Slim paperback in matte title lettered cardstock covers. A square, sound and clean copy; no marks. Front and rear covers mildly sunned at edges; just superficial shelf evidence at edges. VG++ View more info

Zoroastrian Religion and Customs Aka: "A Brief Sketch of the Zoroastrian Religion & Customs"

By: Bharucha, Sheriarji Dadabhai

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Bombay, Taraporevala & Sons: 1979

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 12983

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 210 pages; 1979 Taraporevala & Sons, Bombay. Small trade paperback in stiff, glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh. No marks. Appears unread and nearly as new. VG++ View more info

Black Grimoire

By: Blood Ritual

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Moribund Records:

Seller ID: 27386

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; CD in tall glossy book style case with paperbound bookplet bound-in to the hard case. Color illustrated covers. Booklet illustrated with diagrams. Disc surface is immaculate. Overall about as new. NF View more info

The Life of a Sensitive

By: Bouissou, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26169

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; Square snug and neat. No marks. Original dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with a few short closed edge tears. NF/VG View more info

The Practice of Autosuggestion by the Method of Emile Coue

By: Brooks, Cyrus Harry; Emile Coue (Foreword)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1922

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 14378

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 119 pages; Early reprinting from the same year as first publication, 1922. Sound clean copy; no marks. Insect predation to the top edge of the front cover board. G+ View more info

A Search in Ancient Egypt

By: Brunton, Paul

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, E P Dutton: 1953

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 13142

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; 1953 Dutton HC/DJ 5th printing of the original edition. Square sound and neat in original red cloth and bold pictorial dust jacket. Several line quotation (from the text? ) written to front endpage dated 1957. Dust jacket missing shallow chips at spine ends. Several scattered pages have a faint pencil bracket line or check in the margins. No written marginalia observed. VG-/VG Uncommon in original dust jacket. View more info

Ghosts Talk

By: Byrd, Da Juana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cedar Hills, TX, Byrd Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25237

ISBN: 0970266324

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages View more info

The Teachings Of Don Juan; A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

By: Castaneda, Carlos

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28182

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; 2nd printing, same year and design as the 1st issue. Snugly bound and very neat in clean crisp-edged dust jacket with $5.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just very light shelf/handling rub to jacket edges and surfaces. Small adhesive label to front pastedown of noted dealer in esoterica, Samuel Weiser. This early copy is bright, anug and very attractive - uncommon in the original University of California editions of 196... View more info

Comfort's Palmistry Guide By Cheiro, the Plamist

By: Cheiro

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, I & M Ottenheimer: 1894

Seller ID: 35881

Condition: Good+


Drawings and diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages; A period printing, circa 1895 - 1905. Soundly bound in original pictorial wraps. Light shelf rubbing to cover edges; lower inch of the thin paper over the spine edge is chipped away. Mild sunning and stress to spine surface. Contents clean and neat with just mild thumbing evidence to front edge of pages. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and drawings of palms, plam lines etc. Publisher's catalog of Joke, Magi... View more info

Vimana Aircraft of Ancient India and Atlantis

By: Childress, David Hatcher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kempton, IL, Adventures Unlimited Press: 2001

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 12621

ISBN: 0932813127

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages; 2001 Adventures Unlimited Press. Trade paperback with glossy illustrated covers. Copy is clean and solid. Binding snug. Cover shows mild signs of handling. VG+ View more info

Atlantis and the Power System of the Gods; Mercury Vortex Generators and the Power System of Atlantis

By: Childress, David Hatcher & Bill Clendendon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 33656

ISBN: 0932813968

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; Larger trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread and about as new. NF View more info

Pilate's Query

By: Clark, Susie Champney

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Arena Publishing Company: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13404

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; 1895 Arena Publishing Company. HC 1st edition. Original blue cloth with title lettering and a cover pictorial element in gilt. Scarce novel that delves into the esoteric fields of spirituality, eastern religion, spiritism and theosophy. This copy is sound and complete in the text, though lacking the front free endpage. Some shelf soiling to boards. Cloth splitting along the rear spine edge, chipped at spine ends and with several smal... View more info

God's World; a Treatise on Spiritualism, Founded on Transcripts of Shorthand Notes taken down over a Period of Five Years in the Seance Room of the William T. Stead Memorial Center

By: Cook, Mrs. Cecil M. ; Lloyd Kenyon Jones

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Chicago, Charles T. Powner: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 23775

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages; 1st or early edition; the Charles Powner published edition is not recorded in any Worldcat holdings. There is no mention of a volume number in any part of the title nor in the title lettering to the cloth boards. Original pebbled brown cloth with gilt title lettering to cover and spine faded and somewhat indistinct. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends with a hint of fray at the crown. Page stock is of a lower grade paper and has unif... View more info

How to Practice Suggestion and Autosuggestion

By: Coue, Emile and Charles Baudouin (Preface)

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New York, American Library Service: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15225

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Original publisher issued red cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and publisher's monogram in gilt to cover board. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks; just trace shelf soiling top edge. Mild fading of gilt titles at spine. A very snug and neat copy. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise VG or a little better. Quite uncommon in the 1st American printing. VG View more info

The Secret Out, Or, One Thousand Tricks In Drawing-room Or White Magic, Together with an Endless Variety of Entertaining Experiments

By: Cremer, W. H. (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, Successors To John Camden Hotten: 1874

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 29543

Condition: Good+


Wood-cuts in text; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; No date given; circa 1874. Chatto & Windus published, London. As successor to the original Hotten imprint, with 1873 dated Hotten catalog at rear. This copy appears to date from 1873/74 almost immediately after Chatto assumed publishing rights with the full 20 plus page Camden Hotten 1873 illustrated catalog reamining as the endmatter. Binder's ticketof Leighton, Son & Hodge to the gutter of the rear pastedown. Sou... View more info

John from Beginning to End: A Final Tribute to a Wonderful Human Being John McCormick

By: Custer, Edith

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, Mercury Hour // Edith Custer: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33882

Condition: Very Good-


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers; spine unlettered, as issued. Snugly bound and generally neat. Light/moderate foxing to the edges of the rear cover and less os to the spine edge. Front cover bright and fresh. Prior owner has added a small penned star in the margin next to passage near the end of the book. Illustrated with some photographs. Uncommon. VG- to VG View more info

Love after Death

By: Desmond, Shaw

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Rider & Company: 1949

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 23742

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original graphic, title lettered dust jacket. Jacket shelf rubbed along front flap fold and front spine edge with lighter general shelf rub to edges. Prior owner name and an earlier price penned to front endpage. Uncommon thus. VG/VG- View more info