London: George Redway, 1897. [Demon Possession in China] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.x; 520. Including the supplement to the second US edition. Publisher's yellow cloth with red titles to spine and upper. Top edge red, others untrimmed. Theosophical Society library bookplate to front pastedown, with associated inscription to flyleaf. Gilt library shelf mark to spine. Heavy toning and some marks to spine. Moderate wear and toning to boards. Very good. An American Protestant Missionary in China from 1854, Nevius had significant firsthand experience of Chinese 'Demon Possession' which he here works into a general theory of spiritual phenomena. First published in Chicago in 1894, this first UK edition is equivalent to the second US edition. Item #60749
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