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Experimental Spiritism Book on Mediums; or Guide for Mediums and Evocations

Kardec, Allan; Anna Blackwell (translation)

Published by Trübner & Co, London, 1876
Condition: fair Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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8vo. xix. 456pp. Green cloth with gilt decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge untrimmed. Brown endpapers. Work on Spiritualism, by Allan Kardec (see below). Allan Kardec was a pseudonym of the French teacher and educator Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail (1804 - 1869), who is known today as the systematizer of Spiritism.Age wear to binding, especially at edges. Introduction loose but present. Minor browning to pages. In English, translated from the French. Fair condition. On the author (Source: Allan Kardec Society, short AKES):In a transcendental sense, Allan Kardec was an advanced consciousness, a spirit who had a direct intuition and experience of God. His life, as repeatedly narrated in the Spiritist media, was the realization on Earth of such innate awareness. For him, God and Christ were not merely objects of belief, but living facts. However, like Pascal, the great mathematician, philosopher, and mystic, Allan Kardec trained his intuitive power on the examination of the fundamental realities of life through rational inquiry. Bookseller Inventory # 19939

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Title: Experimental Spiritism Book on Mediums; or ...

Publisher: Trübner & Co, London

Publication Date: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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