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Essay on Superstition; Being An Inquiry Into The Effects Of Physical Influence On The Mind, In The Production Of Dreams, Visions, Ghosts, And Other Supernatural Appearances. - Presentation Copy -

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Essay on Superstition; Being An Inquiry Into The Effects Of Physical Influence On The Mind, In The Production Of Dreams, Visions, Ghosts, And Other Supernatural Appearances. - Presentation Copy -

by W. Newnham, Esq. (William Newnham)

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London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1830. Presentation Copy "From the Author" to tile page. Fine Contemporary Binding shows light wear, rubbing to points. Top edge gilt (t.e.g), fore and bottom edges uncut. Sewn binding extremly tight, with spine rounded fore edge concave. Hand-marbled ends. Some age to prelims/ends. Internally Unmarked. Provenance: Engraved Bookplate, B. Franklin Barger, Civil War Major/Bibliophile to pastedown. Very Good+ Indeed.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo - 9" tall.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
931738
Title
Essay on Superstition; Being An Inquiry Into The Effects Of Physical Influence On The Mind, In The Production Of Dreams, Visions, Ghosts, And Other Supernatural Appearances. - Presentation Copy -
Author
W. Newnham, Esq. (William Newnham)
Format/binding
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
J. Hatchard and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1830
Keywords
Occult, Alchemy, Medicine, Drugs, Neuropsychology, Cognition, Science, Superstition, Magic, Mysticism, Religion, Christianity, Spirituality, Phrenology, Mesmerism, Human Animal Magnetism, Religious Psychology, Philosophy, Physical Research
Size
8vo - 9" tall

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