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PEPPER, John Henry, "Professor". The True History of the Ghost;
London : 1890First and only contemporary edition, this copy inscribed by the author on the title; "Mr. John Bailey, July 25 1893, With the Author's kind regards, J.H. Pepper". Pepper (1821-1900) was born in Great Queen Street in Westminster and educated at King's College School, becoming a pupil of the chemist John Thomas Cooper. In 1847 he gave his first lecture... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 133346
CHANCE, John Newton. The Ghost of Truth.
London : 1939First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to the front free endpaper, title page and front panel of jacket. Pseudonyms used by John Richard Newton Chance (1911-1983) throughout his prolific career included John Lymington, John Drummond, David C. Newton, Desmond Reid, and Jonathan Chance. Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 106993
STRUYS, Jan Janszoon, Les Voyages de Jean Struys,
Amsterdam : 1681First edition in French, first published in Amsterdam in 1676, before becoming a Europe-wide best-seller. Purporting to be an account of the travels of a Dutch sail-maker and seaman, the truth of these adventures has been challenged in the past. However, it is now widely accepted that although "replete with plagiarised text and improbable events the... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 94082