Hardcover. small 8vo. x + 196pp. Original navy cloth w/ gilt title, etc, to spine, summary and appendix. Carrying on from Zollner's work, W. Whateley Smith (1892-1947) hypothesizes the existence of a Fourth Dimension that is intricately linked with the psychic world. Smith, (who in 1933 changed his name to W. Whateley Carington), was a well-known member of the Society for Psychical Research, and worked with E. J. Dingwall on his investigations into Marthe Beraud. He founded the journal 'Psychic Research Quarterly, ' and was known for his attempts to apply experimental quantitative method to psychical research. Corners, spine ends and edges lightly rubbed with a very light bumps, boards lightly chafed with a few very faint spots. Previous owner's name and small ink stamp on pastedown, paper very lightly browned, otherwise a tight, unmarked VG+ copy.
Very Good+ No dust jacket present. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 195 pages. "The highly speculative and extrapolartory character of this book will be evident to all who are bold enough to read it." VERY GOOD+ HARDCOVER, book cloth covers, letter is bright on the spine.
A Theory of the Mechanism of Survival: The Fourth Dimension and Its Applications (1920)
by W Whately Smith
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