A System of Human Nature, with the Phenomena of the Heavens and the Earth. 100s of B & W Illustrations. First edition of a curious work of oddities by Joseph Comstock.
Comstocks intention with this book was to enlarge the bounds of knowledge of American gentlemen of all professions. The Tongue of Time is a collection of strange stories, remarks, and accounts covering a vast and rather unconventional series of topics including. Fossils and discovering of the remains of giants.Witchcraft and the Salem Witch Trials. Napoleon Bonaparte military campaigns in Russia. Sleep walking, talking, and working. Socrates, Plato and evil spirits. Effects of consumption of alcohol and tobacco.
Anecdotes of women teaching women how to manage property. We would show more but it may be too graphic for some sensitive folks. NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART! FOR HISTORICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL REFERENCE ONLY!!Condition: Used - 1st Edition 1838 - Bound in full leather of the period, BOARDS ALMOST DETACHED!!! The spine with some extra gilt decoration than average; binding square and tight but outer joints split, boards held by the endpapers; old ownership ffep, some minor light age spotting but generally a Good+ copy with some slight loosening of the boards 481 ages - Rituals and Just plain CRAZY! This book is a must for the serious collector of rare Anthropological works with graphic pictures. Strange Work on Human Oddities. The item "Bizarre Occult Dreams Idol Witchcraft Indian MAGIC Pagan Worship Drug Nature 666" is in sale since Thursday, July 16, 2020.
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