The Great Crystal Fraud or The Great P. J.: A Serio-comic Story based on Actual Happenings; ( The Philosophy of Life series ). W. Stuart LEECH.

The Great Crystal Fraud or The Great P. J.: A Serio-comic Story based on Actual Happenings; ( The Philosophy of Life series )

Chicago: Occult Publishing Co., 1926. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Small slim octavo. 56pp. Orange cloth lettered in black on spine & front board. Reprinted from the Bulletin Review. Edition limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies, although like the few other copies of this work we have seen over the years this copy is neither signed nor numbered. A comic novel based on a purportedly true tale of phoney occultism and fraud . The (obviously) pseudonymous list of characters includes some memorable names, not least of which Octavius Raphael, Escrow Levy, Reverend Wicker, The Great P.J. and Hypathia, the Pythoness! Boards lightly rubbed with a few light marks from handling, pages lightly browned, small crease and closed tear to fore-edge of one rear blank - otherwise a solid, clean VG copy (no dust jacket). Scarce. Item #45619

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