The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and A Voice to Mankind. Andrew Jackson Davis.
The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and A Voice to Mankind.
The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and A Voice to Mankind.
The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and A Voice to Mankind.

The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and A Voice to Mankind.

New York: Charles Partridge, 1847. 13th Edition. Davis was a spiritualist much influenced by Swedenborg and the Shakers. After hearing lectures in Poughkeepskie on animal magnetism (the precursor of hypnotism) he decided he was a clairvoyant. He described himself as "The Poughkeepsie Seer"... [Wikipedia]. This was his first book, publishing 30 in all.

This volume has many manuscript notes, comments, references written in pencil throughout, and on front and back end papers in pen. Newspaper articles glued to ffep. One owner's signature at front: Charles H. Todd, and there appears to be several different owners manuscript markings.

8vo, xxii, (4), 786pp, (4), 3/4 black leather and cloth, gilt title on spine. Edges rubbed, spine head cracked at top corners. Item #27150

Price: $225.00

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