The Origin and Properties of the Human Aura.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1937. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 198 pp. Blue cloth with dull gilt titling to spine. Index, diagrams. The first US edition of this major early study on the subject - which seeks to validate the findings of earlier research, bringing the subject onto firmer scientific ground. British born Reginald Oscar Gartside Bagnall (1893 - 1987) was a science teacher, biologist, and an early pioneer in research on the subject of color and auras. Covers very lightly bruised at head and tail of spine, cloth a little darkened, edges of text-block a little darkened, still a remarkably bright, tight and clean near-Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (dust jacket a little chipped at tail of spine, lightly chafed at edges, a few small dark spots. Not price-clipped, now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Very scarce. Item #70312