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1 Cumberland, Stuart A THOUGHT-READER'S THOUGHTS. Being the Impressions and Confessions of Stuart Cumberland
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd 1888 First Hardcover Good Octavo 
Illustrated with a photographic portrait of Cumberland. Cumberland was a mind-reader who knew many of the tricks of the trade -- and used them to debunk the chicanery. He exposed Spiritualists. He performed before heads of state. Ex libris Charles L. Rulfs [private] Library of Conjuring, with pencilled glossing possibly by Rulfs. Very Scarce. Duodecimo, 326, 32 pp. Good blue cloth with maroon stripes, gilt titles, foxing, cracked. 005263 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Lodge, Sir Oliver The Continuity of Life: His Presidential Address to the Annual Meeting of the British Association
Chicago The Progressive Thinker Publishing House Softcover Very Good Approx. 5 1/8" x 7 1/2" 
Stapled pamphlet, 26 pages plus 3 pages of publisher's ads. No date. 006683 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Rinn, Joseph F. Sixty Years of Psychical Research: Houdini and I Among the Spiritualists
New York The Truth Seeker Co. 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With label on the front paste-down endpaper: Charles L. Rulfs Library of Conjuring. With black and white frontis. of Houdini. Illustrated with black and white photos. Book covers slightly browned at edges and backstrip. Dust jacket spine is very slightly darkened. Rinn was a prosperous grocery business owner who worked with Houdini to expose mediums, and for many years offered a $10,000 prize for proof of genuine psychic phenomena that could not be duplicated by physical means. 005255 
Price: 95.00 USD
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