O. Mutze, 1898. Item #3130
AKSAKOW, Alesxander Nikolajewitsh. AMIMISMUS UND SPIRITISMUS. Two Volumes. Versuch Einer Kritischen Prufung Der Mediumistischen Phanomene Mit Besonderer Berucksictigung Der Hypothesen der Halluzination Und Des Unbeweussten. Als Entgegung auf Dr. Ed. v. Hartmanns Werk: Der Spiritismus. Text Entirely in German: [English Translation: "Animism and Spiritualism. Attempt At A Critical Examination Of The Mediumistic Phenomena With Particular Reference To The Hypotheses Of The Hallucination And The Unconscious. Countering Dr. Ed. v. Hartmann's work: "Spiritism"]. Two Volumes. Leipzig, Germany: O. Mutze, 1898. Two hardbound volumes, red cloth & black half-morocco leather; frontispiece & 11 plates in Volume 1; 338 pages; Volume 2 has no illustrations; continues to 752 pages, with 8 pages of advertisements in the rear. A critical examination of the mediumistic phenomena, with special reference to the hypotheses of the hallucination and the unconscious. Countering Von Hartmann's work: "Spiritualism". Aksakow [1832-1903] was a Russian Civil Servant until 1878 and then he devoted himself to the study of spiritualism. Very Good (gilt titles on spine bright but little rubbed; some wear & soil covers but contents are clean & tight). Uncommon and these early 11 photographic plates, each page containing multiple images, are fantastic!!! $200.00.