Mysteries; or, Glimpses Of The Supernatural. Containing Accounts oF the Salem Witchcraft - The Cock-Lane Ghost - The Rochester - The Stratford Mysteries - Oracles - Astrology - Dreams - Demons - Ghosts - Specters, etc. etc. Charles Wyllys ELLIOTT.
Mysteries; or, Glimpses Of The Supernatural. Containing Accounts oF the Salem Witchcraft - The Cock-Lane Ghost - The Rochester - The Stratford Mysteries - Oracles - Astrology - Dreams - Demons - Ghosts - Specters, etc. etc.

Mysteries; or, Glimpses Of The Supernatural. Containing Accounts oF the Salem Witchcraft - The Cock-Lane Ghost - The Rochester - The Stratford Mysteries - Oracles - Astrology - Dreams - Demons - Ghosts - Specters, etc. etc.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 274pp. + 14pp. ads. Green cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. Fresh endpapers. A collection of accounts of the supernatural. Chapters are: "The Salem Witchcraft", "Children", "The Cock-Lane Ghost", "Humany Testimony", "The Rochester Rappings", "The Strafford Mysteries", "The Voice of God", "Oracles", "Sibyls", "Urim and Thummin", "Divination", "Astrology", "Second Sight", "Dreams", "Demons", and "Specters". Recently bound in modern cloth with gilt lettered spine label, speckled edges. Although not marked as such, this is from the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman. An Ex-library copy, library stamps on front free endpaper & title-page, large corner (about 20% of the page) roughly removed from upper corner of dedication leaf (not affecting text), pages toned with foxing, browning & minor tide-marks affecting most pages throughout - but text still quite legible. Overall a solid Good+ copy of a genuinely rare book. Item #47689

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