Mystery, Mirage and Miracle. Alain RAFFIN, Clive Holland, signed.

Mystery, Mirage and Miracle.

London: William Airs & Company, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 158pp. Black cloth boards gilt-lettered on spine. B/w plates & illustrations. B/w frontis. portrait. Inscribed by the author on title-page: " To W. J. Malone, For old times sake, Alain Raffin, 7/17/21." Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this being copy number 134. A collection of the author's stories occult stories set in India. A contemporary reviewer, writing in "The Occult Review" commented: "This is a collection of stories vouched for as facts by the author, some of them being his own first-hand experiences, while others were related to him by those to whom they happened. Readers aquainted with Indian stories dealing with unseen powers, will find these episodes written on familiar lines, ad as the author, Mr. Alain Raffin, is of Breton descent, and has lived much in India, they lose none of their thrilling circumstance in his hands."Spine a bit canted, spine chafed and chipped at edges and ends with some minor loss, short closed tears at upper and lower gutters, corners bumped, previous owner name-stamp on front pastedown, else a solid, complete Good copy (no dust jacket). Item #43481

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