Crystal-gazing: a study in the history, distribution, theory and practice of scrying.

BESTERMAN, Theodore

Published by William Rider, London, 1924
Hardcover
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8vo. pp. xiii, [1], 183, [1]. Bound in quarter deep red cloth with red paper boards. Mild rubbing to spine caps and to lower corner tip of front board. A sound and sturdy copy. Plain dust jacket, chipped at the head cap and at the upper fold with a couple of small stains and some fading. A split down the dust jacket hinge fold is professionally sealed on the inner side. Interior pages are generally clean. A name is written in small letters on the lower corner of the front free end paper; another name is neatly written on the front pastedown. An interesting work discussing scrying - i.e. seeing visions and summoning spirits in crystals and in other materials. Chapters are devoted to the history of scrying in different countries, the various techniques of scrying, and the phenomena associated with scrying. Mention is given to some famous occultists in history such as Cornelius Agrippa and John Dee. Bookseller Inventory # 000410

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Title: Crystal-gazing: a study in the history, ...

Publisher: William Rider, London

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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