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  • OTHER POWERS: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull. by Goldsmith, Barbara.
    Goldsmith, Barbara.
    OTHER POWERS: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. dj. A book which combines history and biography as it "interweaves the stories of some of the most important social, political, and religious figures of America's Victorian era with the courageous and notorious life of Victoria Woodhull, to tell the story of her astonishing rise and fall and rise again. . . set amid the battle for woman suffrage, the Spiritualist movement that swept across the nation (10 million strong by midcentury) in the age of Radical Reconstruction following the Civil War, and the bitter fight that pitted black men against white women in the struggle to win the right to vote." Illustrated with photographs. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. xv, 531 pp. ISBN: 0-394555368.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83843
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  • PERLMAN'S ORDEAL. by Hansen, Brooks.
    Hansen, Brooks.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1999). First edition - The author's second novel, one which evokes fin de siecle spiritualism and the lost city of Atlantis. One night in London in 1906, Dr. August Perlman, music lover, hashish devotee, is about to leave for the symphony when a catatonic young girl is brought to him 340 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61277
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  • ANGELICA. by Phillips, Arthur.
    Phillips, Arthur.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusual novel by this award-winning writer, one which is a Victorian ghost story, a literary and psychological puzzle, and a meditation on marriage, childhood, memory, and fear. The novel opens in London, in the 1880s - at the beginning of psychoanalysis and at the peak of belief in spiritualism. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 331 pp. ISBN: 978-1400062515.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81773
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