Station Astral.

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. First Edition, Inscribed. Hardcover. Octavo. xii + 290pp. Blue cloth gilt-lettered on spine & front board. B/w frontis. portrait. B/w plates. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page. Portsmouth, New Hampshire born Bessie Clarke Drouet was a medium and artist active on the East coast. In this book she recounts recordings of the "Spirit voices" of Thomas Edison, Elmer Sperry, Henry Clarke and others being recorded on the "Edison Ediphone Machine" and details a series of seances held at her home with mediums Maina Tafe, Arthur Ford, Cecil Stewart and William Hart, and there supposed conversations with Theodore Roosevelt, Ulssyes S. Grant, Andrew Jackson and many others who had "passed over." Spine discolored & worn at ends, spine slightly leaned, top-edge browned, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else a solid near-VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #43395

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