First Edition. 12mo. pp. , 285, . Bound in quarter blue cloth with marbled boards. Minor rubbing to extremities. The half title contains a small inscription ("Loge Allan Kardec, Bruxelles") in the upper right corner; an ink stamp from the lodge is also present on the half title; the author’s name, "Ernest Bosc," is handwritten on the verso with some very faint ink transfer to the title page. The upper corner tip on p. 103 is chipped; a small stain is present on p. 43. Interior is otherwise generally clean. "Excellente encyclopédie résumant sous une forme concise, toute la matière de l’occultisme: à la fin se trouve une bibliographie des romans ayant traite aux sciences occultes." [Caillet]. An interesting little collection of articles on the occult with chapters dedicated to magic, demonology, secret societies, divination, contemporary occultism etc. A bibliography of French literature and novels dealing with the occult is included at the end of the book (chapitre XII, pp. 233-63). [Caillet 1463; Dorbon-Ainé 434]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Petite encyclopédie synthétique des sciences...
Publisher: Bureau de la Curiosité
Publication Date: 1904
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Nice, Bureau de la Curiosité, 1904., 1904. , 285,  p., 8°, Priv. Half-Leather, O-Cover bound within Quite good copy with library-stamp. Bookseller Inventory # 30291