Three Famous Occultists: Dr. John Dee by G.M. Hort; Franz Anton Mesmer by R.B. Ince; Thomas Lake Harris by W.P. Swainson. G. M. HORT, R. B. Ince, W. P. Swainson.

Three Famous Occultists: Dr. John Dee by G.M. Hort; Franz Anton Mesmer by R.B. Ince; Thomas Lake Harris by W.P. Swainson.

Philadelphia, PA: The David McKay Company, ND [ 1940 ]. First US Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 190pp. Original beige cloth with black title, etc. to spine, b&w illustrations. The scarce first US edition of this title. Essays comprise: Franz Anton Mesmer by R. B. Ince; Thomas Lake Harris by W. P. Swainson - and the essay on John Dee by G. M. Hort which Rider had published a few years earlier as a separate softcover volume. Light rubbing and darkening to all edges and points, page edges darkened, endpapers unevenly browned - else a tight, bright and unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket a little spot soiled, overall darkened and a little chafed and creased at edges, not clipped. Dust jacket is now protected by a removable mylar sleeve). Item #64037

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