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BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN. Volume 1 [new series] No.1 January- No.12, December, 1887. (Used)

by Buchanan, Joseph R

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Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 10607, 10607

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BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN. Volume 1 [new series] No.1 January- No.12, December, 1887. [Edited by Joseph Rhodes Buchanan], Boston, 8vo, old binder's cloth, about 175pp, rear wraps with ads bound in plus front wrap of No.1 which is chipped, browned and brittle, front fly nearly detached, front hinge strained, otherwise a solid copy of this rare journal. Crabtree 573., over the years producing four very unusual books and this journal, which began in 1849 and was revived in 1887 lasting to 1890. The contents of just the first number (not volume) here hints at the wide scope he applied himself to: the phrenological doctrines of Gall their past and present status, health and longevity, cerebral psychology, music, palmistry & suicide, apparitions of the dead, responsibility in hypnosis, human tails, men who live in trees, 'protyle'-the basis of matter, the Keeley Motor, Moung Phoset Mahphoon and the Giant Winkelmeier, synopsis of Cerebral science, mind reading, archetypal literature, spiritual phenomena, etc. See Colin Wilson's important chapter treating him and Reichenbach in The Psychic Detectives.

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