Historic Ghosts and Ghost-Hunters. H. Addington BRUCE.

Historic Ghosts and Ghost-Hunters

New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1908. First edition. The author describes popular ghost occurrences from a skeptical point of view, providing explanations based on recent scientific research (early 20th century), primarily in the field of psychology, like suggestion and hallucinations, using also his beliefs on mesmerism and telepathy. He finishes his book with a brief mention of ghost hunters and researchers into psychic phenomena. - Summary by Rapunzelina

Cloth boards stamped in gilt, x, 234 p., [2] adverts. Spine gilt dulled, minor fraying to crown, with a few black marks to spine and rear board; boards slightly exposed to two corner, clean throughout. A VG copy lacking the presumed dust jacket. Scarce in the trade with no other copies currently offered (Aug., 2020). Item #07852

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