London and Edinburgh: H. Bailliere / William Tweedie / Sampson Low, Son, & Co., 1855-1858. First edition and Second edition. Leather bound. 129; 93; 92; 69; 79pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] 3/4 brown leather with marbled paper covered boards, raised bands and blind stamped designs on the spines. Marbled edges. Very good. The covers are rubbed. The spine is faded. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. One leaf of Lectures on Mesmerism is detached, but present. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The edges of the endsheets are darkened. Good +. Item #22288
With fold-out facsimile chart at the rear- "Fac-similies of James Spollin's Address to the Public, Agreement with, and Receipt to Mr. Bridges." There is a two inch closed tear in the chart. J. W. Jackson also wrote "The Peoples of Europe and the War in the East," and "The Origin and Destiny of the Caucasian Race." Contents include Death Omens, Seerdom and Oracles, Rustic Sorcery, Village Ghosts and Fairies, and much more. Numerous charts.