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POLTERGEIST! A STUDY IN DESTRUCTIVE HAUNTING.

by Wilson, Colin.

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Published
1981
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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9780450048807
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London: New English Library, 1981. 382 pp, 8 3/4" H. "The Black Monk of Pontefract began disturbing the Pritchard family in 1966. Bangings in the night, objects flying across rooms, and a mysterious black-robed figure, whose appearances became more and more frequent. The police, the local MP and the vicar were all witness to the extraordinary happenings… Read more
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THE DARK SPIRIT: SINISTER PORTRAITS FROM CELTIC HISTORY.

by Curran, Bob. (Dr. Robert Curran.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
2005
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Near Fine
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9781844034574
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London: Cassell Llustrated, 2005. 256 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The Wolf of Badenoch (Scotland); 'Burn the Ladle' - The Witches of Tain (Scotland); The Devil and the Doctor (Ireland); Weir the Waerlock (Scotland); The Woman who Talked with the Fairies and the Witch of Helston (Cornwall); The Magician of Marblehead and his Granddaughter… Read more
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GRAIL KNIGHTS OF NORTH AMERICA: ON THE TRAIL OF THE GRAIL LEGACY IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.

by Bradley, Michael.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1998
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780888822031
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Toronto: Hounslow Press, 1998. 414 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Realizing from mediaeval documents that the initial Nova Scotia refuge of A.D. 1398 must have harboured many Grail believers, and that the secret colony must have expanded, Bradley began to trace evidence of Grail Knights from Nova Scotia, through New Brunswick to the St. Lawrence River, and… Read more
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GHOSTS OF OLD EUROPE.

by Holzer, Hans.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780880297189
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New York: Dorset, 1992. 352 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "(O)ffers a very different kind of tour to the armchair traveler. Wander through the haunted castles and cottages of Europe with Hans Holzer, the world's most famous psychic investigator, and explore a full range of psychic phenomena from the spirits of the British Isles to the haunts of… Read more
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IRISH GHOSTS.

by Dunne, John J.

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Published
1999
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Very Good+
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9780862817664
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Belfast: Appletree, 1999. 118 pp, 8 1/8" H. B&w photographs. Publisher's bookmark laid in. "The banshee and the 'headless coach', phantom dogs and fearsome black cats, shadowy figures flitting along the dim corridors of old houses, gentle ladies that glide at midnight down gracious staircases, strange death warnings, unaccounted sounds at night in the secret recesses of… Read more
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THE DEAD RIDERS.

by O'Donnell, Elliott.

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Published
1967
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Very Good -
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New York: Paperback Library, 1967. 224 pp, 7" H. "While searching for treasure in the barbaric Gobi Desert, Burke Blake, a rugged adventurer and enemy of Black Magic, sees an eerie cavalcade of shadowy riders on shadowy horses. Leading them is a figure taller and more terrifying that the others. Although Blake can see little of the… Read more
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NATURAL OR SUPERNATURAL? A CASEBOOK OF TRUE, UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES.

by Caidin, Martin S.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1993
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Good+
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First Edition
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9780809238040
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Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1993. 221 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations. "Throughout history and continuing to this day, occurrences have been reported that are so extraordinary there seem to be no possible natural explanations. Yet the credibility of the witnesses - often including thousands who have simultaneously observed the same mysterious event - and the consistency… Read more
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THE MAGICAL ARTS: A SHORT HISTORY

by Burland, C. A.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Arthur Barker, 1966. 196 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H). B&w illustrations. "From the earliest time man has been fascinated by visions and dreams, and by the discovery that there were men who could, by magical powers, improve a crop or foretell the weather. As civilization grew there were demands for knowledge which would give control over… Read more
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GHOSTS OF OAKVILLE & HAUNTED HALTON. B00 TOO.

by Burnell, Joyce.

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2004
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Oakville, Ontario: Self-published, 2004. 57 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w drawings. Inscribed facing the title page: "For your entertainment only - Joyce Burnell. Jan. 2005". A collection of stories about hauntings in Oakville, Ontario and the surrounding area. Includes: The Captain and the Mystery Light; Spirit Seen at St. Paul's; Sixteen Mile Creek; Burnhamthorpe Road;… Read more
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GHOST STORIES OF LONDON.

by Thay, Edrick.

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Capricorn Books
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2004
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Very Good
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9781894877442
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Edmonton: Ghost House Books, 2004. 224 pp, 8 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "With its rich history and dramatic personalities, London has long been considered one of the world's most haunted places. In this fascinating new collection, storyteller Edrick Thay combs ten centuries of history in search of the city's most terrifying and interesting ghosts. In the armory of the… Read more
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SECRET GERMANY: CLAUS VON STAUFFENBERG AND THE MYSTICAL CRUSADE AGAINST HITLER.

by Baigent, Michael and Leigh, Richard.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1995
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Very Good+
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9780140247169
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London: Penguin, 1995. 337 pp, mass market paperback. B&w photographs, map, family tree. "In July 1944 a group of conspirators known as Secret Germany attempted to kill Hitler. The mastermind of the conspiracy was Count Claus von Stauffenberg. Who was this charismatic, dashing aristocrat, who was said to be the only man to stare the Fuhrer… Read more
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SECRET GERMANY: CLAUS VON STAUFFENBERG AND THE MYSTICAL CRUSADE AGAINST HITLER.

by Baigent, Michael and Leigh, Richard.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1994
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780224035255
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1994. 337 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, maps. "At thirty-seven, Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Chief of Staff of the Reich Reserve Army, was a charismatic figure destined for supreme command. The group of conspirators with whom he conceived the plot to kill Hitler in July 1944 was called 'Secret Germany'.… Read more
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GHOSTS I HAVE KNOWN: THE PSYCHIC EXPERIENCES OF A NATURAL MEDIUM.

by Sonin, Eileen. (Signed)

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Published
1969
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1969. 171 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). Signed by author on title page. "From a very early age (the author's) experiences as a natural medium have been many and varied: through transference, apports and, above all, an awareness of the presence of spirits. The ghosts have shown themselves to possess different personalities and have appeared for various… Read more
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THE ESSENTIAL COLIN WILSON. SELECTED, EDITED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND POSTSCRIPT BY THE AUTHOR.

by Wilson, Colin.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1985
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780245542350
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London: Harrap, 1985. 248 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H). "When 'The Outsider' was published in 1956, it was greeted with instant critical accclaim. Ever since then, Colin Wilson has continued to build his reputation with an output of astonishing diversity. He is the author of over fifty books, both fiction and non-fiction, whose subjects range from mysticism and the… Read more
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THE DARK SIDE OF KNOWLEDGE: EXPLORING THE OCCULT.

by Shadowitz, Albert and Walsh, Peter.

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Published
1976
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Very Good-
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9780201073324
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Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1976. 305 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H). "Take an intriguing and enlightening journey into the incredible world of the occult! You'll be guided by two physicists who use the powers of science to explore more than 150 examples of obscure and mystical happenings. They are frankly fascinated with what they find - and you will… Read more
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A RAZOR FOR A GOAT: A DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT AND DIABOLISM.

by Rose, Elliot.

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Published
1989
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780802067685
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1989. 257 pp, 8vo (9" H). "With an amazing knowledge of his subject (and also of related matters, e.g. mythology and Jungian psychology) the author here discusses witchcraft and diabolism in a way that arouses admiration for his exact and critical aptitude. The central theme is the historical origins (and, as a sidetrack, the… Read more
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BELLS RUNG BACKWARDS. (CONTAINS: THE ROSEWOOD DOOR; THE WOMAN IN THE WAY; THE HONEY IN THE WALL; JOHN GLADWIN SAYS; THE PAINTED FACE.)

by Onions, Oliver. (also known as George Oliver.)

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Published
1953
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London: Staples, 1953. 285 pp, 8vo (8" H). "Last brought together in 1935 and long out of print, today these stories are hard to come by. They represent the author's best work in this genre and many will welcome their reappearance. What are ghosts for if not to walk again? The ghosts in this book are no ordinary spectres… Read more
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THE CELTIC LEGEND OF THE BEYOND.

by Braz, Anatole Le. Translated by Derek Bryce.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1991
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Very Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9780947992064
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Felinfach: Llanerch, 1991. 108 pp, 8vo (8 1/16" H). "This unusual and fascinating book includes stories of premonitions, omens, magic books, strange rites, wakes, ghosts and exorcisms. Many of the stories are based on events which took place, including personal experiences. Other stories are secondhand or further removed, and the storytellers have given them an archaic and legendary quality.… Read more
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THE INITIATE IN THE DARK CYCLE. A SEQUEL TO "THE INITIATE" AND TO "THE INITIATE IN THE NEW WORLD".

by His Pupil.

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Published
1960
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4th Impression
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960. 215 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine - no dust jacket. Contents: The Deva Initiate; Suspense; The Blow Falls; "The Sound of a Voice That is Still"; Krishnamurti - A Problem; "A Pioneer of the New Morality"; David Anrias - Astrologer and Occultist; The Telegram;… Read more
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Macmillan, New York, 1929, 2nd printing with corrections. 835 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover (dark green cloth) - no dust jacket. VOLUME I ONLY. Major sub-headings: The Roman Empire; Early Christian Thought; The Eary Middle Ages. Interior - small bookstore label on rear pastedown, very light browning to endpapers and pages. Exterior - light… Read more
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