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

Mystery, Mirage and Miracle.

London: William Airs & Co., 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 158pp. Black boards gilt-lettered on spine. B/w plates & illustrations. B/w frontis. portrait. Inscribed and signed by the author on title-page. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this being copy number 228. 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." From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Spine leaned, slight fraying at spine ends, bumps to corners of boards, pale marks on front board, top-edge browned, offsetting to free endpapers, light foxing to some pages, else a solid Good copy (no dust jacket). Item #53441

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