The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost / Peter Manseau.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Livingston County Library||133.92 MANSEAU (Text)||2601815000||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0544745973
- ISBN: 9780544745971
- Physical Description: xi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Part I: The black art -- Procure the remedy at once and be well -- Love and painting are quarrelsome companions -- Ties which death itself could not loose -- A palace for the Sun -- I thought nobody would be damaged much -- A lounging, listless madhouse -- My God! Is it possible? -- She really is a wonderful whistler -- No shadow of trickery -- A craving for light -- Part II: Philosophical instruments -- The message department -- A big head full of ideas -- Chair and all -- Did you ever dream of some lost friend? -- War against wrong -- Whose bones lie bleaching -- Part III: Humbugged -- All is gone and nothing saved -- A favorite haunt of apparitions -- The spirits do not like a throng -- The tenderest sympathies of human nature -- Weep, weep, my eyes -- Are you a spiritualist in any degree? -- An old, moth-eaten cloak -- By supernatural means -- Figura vaporosa -- They paid their money, and they had their choice -- Those mortals gifted with the power of seeing -- Part IV: Image and afterlife -- Calm assurance of a happy future -- The Mumler process.
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