Atlantis in America.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 213pp (+ ip advert & additional advert on recto of rear endpaper. Original green cloth lettered in dark green on spine and with publisher's device on upper board. B/w frontis and illustrations. Index. James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence (1874 - 1955), was a Scottish journalist, folklorist, and author of a number of works on the occult and folk-lore. In this volume he argues for the existence of the remnants of Atlantean culture on the American continent based upon the presence of common culture-complex traditions including mummification, witchcraft and certain art forms and other distinctive customs. Cloth generally a bit rubbed, more noticably at folds and edges, a few bumps to the edges and a little fraying to the points. A little darkened in places. Edges of text-block darkened and foxed, and with light bumped to top corner. Pages a little darkened Generally speaking clearly a used but still solid, about VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #70303