• An International Episode by Henry James

    An International Episode

    By Henry James
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    Short story about a love affair, by the prolific American-born author and literary critic of the late 19th and early 20th centuries; this book is James’ least ‘veiled’ attempt at analyzing the divide between Britain and the US.

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  • Tsimshian Texts by Franz Boas

    Tsimshian Texts

    by Franz Boas
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    This is a collection of texts from the Tsimshian, who lived (and continue to reside) on the northwestern coast of British Columbia. The first three are tales of culture heroes and heroines, far longer than most texts of this kind. These first three stories, with legendary quests, mysterious…

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  • Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw

    Arms and the Man

    by George Bernard Shaw
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    Arms and the Man was George Bernard Shaw’s first commercially successful play. It was first produced on April 21, 1894 at the Avenue Theatre and published in 1898 as part of Shaw’s Plays Pleasant volume. It is a comedy about idealized love versus true love. The play premiered to an…

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  • An Inquiry into the Animism and Folk-Lore of the Guiana Indians By Walter E. Roth

    An Inquiry into the Animism and Folk-Lore of the Guiana Indians

    By Walter E. Roth
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    Chapters include: ‘No Evidence Of Belief In A Supreme Being’; ‘Tribal Heroes; Traces Of Spirit, Idol, And Fetish Cult’; ‘Creation Of Man, Plants, And Animals’; ‘The Body And Its Associated Spirits’; ‘Dreams; Idiocy’; ‘Familiar Spirits; The Spirits Of The Bush’; ‘Natural History; The Spirits…

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  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

    An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

    by Ambrose Bierce
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    Peyton Farquhar, a confederate sympathizer, stands to be hanged for his role in a plot to demolish Owl Creek Bridge. As he awaits death, Farquhar considers the possibility of escape; the chances of slipping his bonds, swimming to safety, and returning to his family. An Occurrence…

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  • Symbols of 'The Way': Far East and West by Elizabeth Anna Gordon

    Symbols of ‘The Way’: Far East and West

    by Elizabeth Anna Gordon
    Available in Scanned PDF format: Illustrated
    Chapters include: Three World Epics of the Soul; The Hidden Palace and the Ship; Diamond Mountain; The Secret of Kongozan; The Great Way; Monks of ‘The Way; St. John and the Parthians; Parthia-Rome-China; The Three One God, and more.

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  • The Jewish Child by W. M. Feldman

    The Jewish Child

    by W. M. Feldman
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    The Jewish Child; Its History, Folklore, Biology, and Sociology. From the Preface: “This volume represents the first attempt in English, and, as far as I am aware, in any other language, to give an exclusive, comprehensive, but at the same time reliable, first-hand account of all…

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  • Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service by Frank Watts

    Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

    by Frank Watts
    Available in Scanned PDF format
    From the Preface: “This is a book written primarily for teachers of the young, and is introductory to the first part of the general design of the New Humanist Series outlined in the preceding General Preface. But parents and students will also, it is hoped, find in it much that concerns them…

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  • Health through Rational Diet by Arnold Lorand

    Health through Rational Diet

    by Arnold Lorand
    Available in Scanned PDF format
    Practical Hints in Regard to Food and the Usefulness or Harmful Effects of the Various Articles of Diet. From the Preface: “Probably but very few physicians have so frequently an opportunity to observe the harmful consequences of a faulty mode of nourishment as one who is practising as a Carlsbad…

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  • Physiology for Beginners by Walter Moore Coleman

    Physiology for Beginners

    by Walter Moore Coleman
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    This book is taken up chiefly with inculcating practical truths concerning the health, most of the difficulties of the important science of physiology being deferred for later study. Correct and practical ideas about health cannot be safely deferred, however; for it is…

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Ghosts I Have Seen

Ghosts I Have Seen

by Violet Tweedale
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The author talks about her spectral sightings and psychic experiences. Chapters include: The Ghost of Prince Charlie, The Angel of Lourdes, The Invisible Hands, Haunted Rooms, The Haunted Lodge, and many more.

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts

By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang explores famous stories of ghosts and the paranormal. Subjects include; Common Features of Ghosts and Dreams, Mark Twain’s Story, St. Augustine’s Story, Past, Present and Future unknown Events “revealed”, Mr. Williams’s Dream before Mr. Perceval’s…

Telepathic Hallucinations: The New View of Ghosts

Telepathic Hallucinations: The New View of Ghosts

by Frank Podmore
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From the first chapter: ‘Do YOU believe in Ghosts ? Most educated men nowadays, it may be anticipated, would answer, No. A majority, or at lowest, a substantial minority of educated Europeans, at any date within the last two hundred years, would probably have given a similar…

The Night-Side Of Nature; Or, Ghosts And Ghost-Seers

The Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers

By Catherine Crowe
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This lively collection of ghostly sketches and anecdotes was a Victorian best-seller and Crowe’s most popular work. Sixteen editions appeared in six years, and it was translated into several European languages. The stories are intertwined with Crowe’s own interpretations and commentaries which…

There Is No Death

There is No Death

By Florence Marryatt
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In 1874, Florence Marryat interviewed a prominent clairvoyant for a London newspaper. This marked the beginning of her belief in spiritualism. She participated in countless seances and claimed to have communicated with her two dead daughters and her brother who died in a shipwreck…

People from the Other World By Henry S. Olcott

People from the Other World

By Henry S. Olcott
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In 1874 Olcott became aware of the séances of the Eddy Brothers of Chittenden, Vermont. His interest aroused, he wrote an article for the New York Sun, in which he investigated Eddy Farms. His article was popular enough that other papers, such as the New York Daily Graphic…

Clairvoyance

Clairvoyance

By C. W. Leadbeater
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This is a Theosophical manual of the phenomena of Clairvoyance, the mental viewing of things far removed in space and/or time. Leadbeater appeals to the fourth dimension, the Akashic record, and the assistance of unseen spirits, as explanations of the phenomena…

Wild-Talents

Wild Talents

By Charles Fort
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This was the last book published by Charles Fort. The ‘Wild Talents’ in the title refers to things such as dowsing, fire-starters, telekinesis, etc, as well as poltergeists. An interesting thing about this book is that Fort proposes that people…

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We Met the Space People

By Helen And Betty Mitchell
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This is a UFO contactee account by two sisters from the Midwest US in the late 1950s. The Mitchell sisters, Helen and Betty, are approached by space aliens, who can pass for human beings, in a coffee shop…

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A Wanderer In The Spirit Lands

By Franchezzo
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Written through the psychic medium A. Farnese in 1896, Wanderer In The Spirit Lands is the apparently true autobiography of Franchezzo, an Italian socialite who squanders his life on ‘wine, women and song.’ After an untimely death, he finds his spirit…

The Vital Message By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Vital Message

By Arthur Conan Doyle
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In The Vital Message, Arthur Conan Doyle shares his thoughts on scepticism, religion, and psychic phenomena. He gives an overview of and argumentation for what he calls modern Spiritualism, concluding with some particular…

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The Vampire, His Kith and Kin

By Montague Summers
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In this work Summers discusses the vampire phenomena from a Catholic perspective. This book has all of the apparatus to qualify as an academic study, including footnotes, extensive quotations in the original languages, and references to rare source documents…

Hospital Sketches

Hospital Sketches

By Louisa May Alcott
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Writing under a pseudonym, Alcott recounts the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown. A vivid and truthful portrait of an often overlooked aspect of the Civil War, this book remains among the most illuminating reports…

Health through Rational Diet by Arnold Lorand

Health through Rational Diet

by Arnold Lorand
Available in Scanned PDF format
Practical Hints in Regard to Food and the Usefulness or Harmful Effects of the Various Articles of Diet. From the Preface: “Probably but very few physicians have so frequently an opportunity to observe the harmful consequences of a faulty mode of nourishment as one who is practising as a Carlsbad…

Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service by Frank Watts

Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

by Frank Watts
Available in Scanned PDF format
From the Preface: “This is a book written primarily for teachers of the young, and is introductory to the first part of the general design of the New Humanist Series outlined in the preceding General Preface. But parents and students will also, it is hoped, find in it much that concerns them…

How to Use New Thought in Home Life

How to Use New Thought in Home Life

by Elizabeth Towne
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Chapters include: How to Reduce Friction and Preserve Love; The Getting Mad Habit; On Pulling Together; Getting Rid of Jealousy; Making Money and Spending Money; How to Live with a Groucher; and many more.

Symbols of 'The Way': Far East and West by Elizabeth Anna Gordon

Symbols of ‘The Way’: Far East and West

by Elizabeth Anna Gordon
Available in Scanned PDF format: Illustrated
Chapters include: Three World Epics of the Soul; The Hidden Palace and the Ship; Diamond Mountain; The Secret of Kongozan; The Great Way; Monks of ‘The Way; St. John and the Parthians; Parthia-Rome-China; The Three One God, and more.