First Edition. 'The interest in psychic phenomena is attributed to the desire of the thousands of bereaved to communicate with their sons and husbands'. King's work on spiritualism. Uncommon in dustjacket. Cloth with discoloration at spine and rear panel likely from moisture exposure, old previous owner address at front endpaper, in Good only dustjacket, loss along top edge, closed tears to spine area, chip at lower front spine end.