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Mary F Davis
VERY RARE Antique 1st EDITION Spiritualism Book Michigan History Harry Houdini
New York: A. J. Davis & Co, 1876. Great age appropriate condition. Condition is AMAZING for age. Looks like it was never read..PERFECT! Has a couple of issues do to age..but very insignificant. Let the pictures speak for themselves... Please use zoom and view pictures carefully as they are part of my description...MORE PICTURES UPON REQUEST! VERY RARE ORIGINAL Antique Spiritualism 1st EDITION Book....this my friends is one SPECIAL Book..Historical Artifact...Museum Quality...And LOTS of HISTORY behind it! CIRCA 1876 This book is hardcover with cloth, and gold leaf printing on front cover. It measures 7 1/2" X 5 1/4" It is HAND BOUND..and is titled.. Death, In the Light of the Harmonial Philosophy by Mary F Davis... Wife of the Famous Andrew Jackson Davis.. Mary had met Andrew Jackson Davis during a trip that she had made to Rochester in 1854 to attend a series of lectures Davis gave through spirit-guidance on medical subjects. The only ORIGINAL copy I can find is in the Library of Congress.. It is among the Harry Houdini Collection! "[I've] accumulated one of the largest libraries in the world on psychic phenomena, spiritualism, magic, witchcraft, demonology, evil spirits, etc.," Houdini himself wrote in 1924, "[With] some of the material going back as far as 1489." (A Magician Among the Spirits) I have attached the link if you would like to check it out... https://archive.org/details/deathinlightofha00davi/page/n2/mode/2up The book was owned by H.L. Warren..a Lighthouse Keeper in Muskegon, Michigan ~I will share some brief history on H.L.Warren~ The History of Muskegon Cou … [Click Below for Full Description]
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