The true history of the ghost and all about metempsychosis by John Henry Pepper

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Published by Cassell & Company in London, Paris, New York, & Melbourne .

Written in English

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  • Optical illusions,
  • Stage machinery,
  • Optical Illusions

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Statementby Professor Pepper ...
The Physical Object
Pagination46, [16] p., [1] fold. leaf of plates ;
Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL24777718M

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