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Facts in mesmerism

with reasons for a dispassionate inquiry into it

by Chauncy Hare Townshend

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Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mesmerism,
  • Animal magnetism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Rev. Chauncy Hare Townshend.
    ContributionsHarry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1131 .T7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 575 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16362643M
    LC Control Number10034888


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