Dr. Beale, or More About the Unseen. SIDGWICK, E. M. S., Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick, Stanley De Brath.

Dr. Beale, or More About the Unseen.

London: John M. Watkins, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 152pp. Blue cloth gilt-lettered on spine. Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick (1845-1936), the wife of Henry Sidgwick, the first President of the Society for Psychical Research. Although a firm believer in survival after death and the possibility of postmortem communication, Mrs. Sidgwick was renowned as a thorough and skeptical investigator for the PSR. Along with this volume, she drew up the report of the Committee on the Census of Hallucination, contributed numerous essays and studies to the Proceedings of the SPR, and wrote the entry on Spiritualism that was published in the ninth edition of the Encylopedia Britannica. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Page-edges lightly tanned & foxed, slight offsetting on free endpapers, else a clean, tight VG + copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket a bit rubbed & darkened - more so at spine, several tiny edge chips). Scarce in dust jacket. Item #52934

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