1852-54. Five important pamphlets by a leader in the Spiritualist movement. Bound in contemporary full brown calf with gilt titles and ornate gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers and edges. 'The Approaching Crisis: Being A Review of Dr. Bushnell's Recent Lectures on Spiritualism', New York: Published by the Author, 1852, pp, 221, one of adverts. 'The Harmonial Man; Or Thoughts for the Age', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 129. 'The Philosophy of Spiritual Intercourse, Being an Exploration of Modern Mysteries', New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1854, pp. 176. 'The Philosophy of Special Providences: A Vision', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1853, pp. 55. 'Free Thoughts Concerning Religion; Or Nature Versus Theology', Boston: Bela Marsh, 1854, pp. 45. Some very occasional light spotting throughout the textblock, some dustiness to the edges, the paper has split along both inner joints but the binding is still tight and very sound. Moderate wear to the covers with rubbing and some bumping to the extremities and some marking to the boards, A very good copy of a fascinating work. Item #44400
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