THE OCCULT SCIENCES, Smedley, 1855, occult history, traditions & superstitions.$102.00
THE OCCULT SCIENCES, Smedley, 1855, occult history, traditions & superstitions.
The Occult Sciences: Sketches of the Traditions and Superstitions of Past Times, and the Marvels of the Present Day
by Rev. Edward Smedley, M.A., W. Cooke Taylor, LL.D., Rev. Henry Thompson, M.A., and Elihu Rich, Esq.
''Encyclopedia Metropolitana: or, System of Universal Knowledge: on a Methodical Plan Projected by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. A fascinating account of the Occult Sciences, and the traditions and superstitions associated with them through the ages. 376 pages. 5.5 x 7.75 inches.
Cabinet edition. Seven pages of advertisement by the publisher.
Published by: Richard Griffin and Company, Publishers to the University of Glasgow, London and Glasgow, 1855.
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.
- Covers are blind tooled with elegant designs.
- Covers show some moderate signs of aging including some rubbing and bumping of corners, and some fading.
- Spine piece is missing resulting in damage and cracking of both hinges. (See photos)
- Upper edge of textblock is stained and age toned.
- Binding is still secure.
- Dedication on half-title page. (See photos)
- Inside pages may exhibit occasional light stains.
- Inside pages are otherwise free from writing or intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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