The Church and Spiritualism; Science and Culture series. Herbert . Joseph Husslein - General series THURSTON, S J.

The Church and Spiritualism; Science and Culture series

Milwaukee, WI: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxii + 384pp + 2pp of adverts. Original green cloth with gilt title, etc to spine, and publisher's device blind-stamped to cover. Herbert Henry Charles Thurston (1856- 1939) was an English Roman Catholic Priest, a member of the Jesuit order, and a prolific scholar on spiritual matters, who contributed extensively to the Catholic Encyclopaedia. Thurston joined the Society for Psychical Research in 1919, and he was regarded as an expert on spiritualism about which he wrote a number of books including this. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Cloth lightly rubbed overall, spine ends and corners lightly bumped and chafed, spine at bit darkened and spine lettering very dulled, page edges darkened, gift inscription on front blank. Still overall a tight, unmarked VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #62696

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