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A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTS; With a Rap at the "Spirit-Rappers". Illustrated with cuts. Dedicated to the Ghost Club
London, Frederick Arnold, 1863.. FIRST EDITION 1863, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED WITH 18 PLATES, 8vo, 245 x 150 mm, 9½ x 6 inches, 9 large text illustrations of various sizes, 48 pages, bound in parchment backed grey boards, gilt lettered black morocco spine label, original blue printed paper wraps bound in at front and rear. Extra illustrated with 18 mounted etchings by Cruikshank, 3 almost full page, the others various sizes, all with plain paper guard, all on subjects involving ghosts, devils, hobgoblins etc. Tiny split to bottom of upper hinge, blue paper upper cover very slightly soiled, very light crease to upper corner of first few pages, 3 extra plates faintly foxed in margin, final plate slight browned and foxed at inner margin. A very good copy with 18 extra plates as noted. See: Proceedings of the National Laboratory of Psychical Research. Compiled by Harry Price, Short-Title Catalogue of works on Psychical Research; Spiritualism; Magic; Psychology; Legerdemain etc. Volume I, Part 2, page 145. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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