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Five (5) 19th Century Occult and Dream related publications, including one (1) scarce 1841 Alexander Campbell Nashville imprint on Demonology and one (1) 1852 PILGRIMAGE OF THOMAS PAINE by C. Hammond. 1st item: An Address on Demonology: Delivered Before the Popular Lecture Club in Nashville, TN on March 10, 1841, by Alexander Campbell, published in The Millennial Harbinger, Bethany, October 1841, pp. 457-480. Paperback octavo, 12 double-sided pages, some stitching intact to spine. 9 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W x 1/16" D. Note: The Nashville Whig had the following to say regarding the lecture, published on March 12, 1841, page 2: "The somewhat novel subject of Demonology was discussed on Wednesday night, with much good taste and profound learning by Mr. Alexander Campbell, of Virginia. His argument was chiefly directed to the original and true office of the term Demon, as recognized in the Divine Scriptures, in contradistinction to its use by the early Greek poets, and its meaning as employed in modern times. The whole subject was treated as a theory of spirits, the learned lecturer entertaining the doctrine, as we understood him, that the disembodied spirits of the just, as well as the damned, exercise a decided though mysterious influence over the actions and destinies of the living. All are demons, in the original sense of the term, there being demons of good as well as demons of evil–the latter the subjects and especial instruments of the Prince of Darkness, Baelzeebub[sic]. The supersititons of ghosts, hobgoblins and appirations, were duly divested of their corporeal and incorporeal horrors, "raw herd, bloody bones" and all, and the doctrine of witchcraft treated as an idle fancy of the brain. The victims of these follies, in all ages, were referred to in a happy vein of sarcasm, and their manifold mental sufferings depicted with a fancy that proved that the distinguished lecturer has humor for the ridiculous as well as taste for the sublime. To say that the lecture, as a whole, was highly creditable to the scholarship of Mr. Campbell, would be doing but half way justice to a very eloquent and finished production. As a 'stranger in a strange land,' he merits the unqualified eulogy due to one whose acknowledged skill as a public debater and profound acumen as a critic, are not les distinguished in a literary, than in a theological point of view." 2nd item: LIGHT FROM THE SPIRITUAL WORLD: THE PILGRIMAGE OF THOMAS PAINE, AND OTHERS, TO THE SEVENTH CIRCLE IN THE SPIRIT WORLD, by Rev. Charles Hammond, Medium, published by Partridge and Brittan, New York, 1852. 12mo, 264 pages including a frontispiece engraving of Hammond with tissue paper guard and four additional pages of back advertisements, hard bound in brown cloth with blindstamped covers and spine, gilt lettering to spine, brown end papers. R.A.A. Baldwin, Warren, OH, yellow paper label with two Library of The Standard Publishing Company ink stamps to interior of front cover and front end paper. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/8" W x 1" D. 3rd item: ANGELS MESSAGES THROUGH MRS. ELLEN E. WARD, AS A MEDIUM, printed by Wheeler, Marshall, and Bruce, Nashville, 1875. 12mo, 408 pages, hardbound in dark green cloth with blindstamped covers and gilt lettering to spine, yellow end papers. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W x 1 1/4" D. 4th item: SYNOPSIS OF PHRENOLOGY AND CHART, DESCRIBING THE PHRENOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS. FOR THE USE OF PRACTICAL PHRENOLOGIST, published by Fowler and Wells Company, New York, 1895. Paperback 12mo, 28 pages with back advertisements, brown paper wrappers. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/8" W x 1 1/16" D. 5th item: DREAMS AND THEIR INTEPRETATIONS, by Professor A. F. Seward, published by A. F. Seward and Company, Chicago, 1919. Paperback 12mo, 124 pages with partial back advertisements, pictorial front wrapper is present. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W x 5/8" D. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: All items in overall good condition. 1st item: Pages with expected wear to edges. Majority of stitching is not present. Tears, largest 1" x 1 1/4", foxing spots, largest 1/2", to pages, handling wear. 2nd item: Shelf wear with areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 1", to spine and edges of covers. Majority of pages in overall good condition with toning. Foxing spots, some acid, and minute tears present primarily first and last few pages, including frontispiece. 3rd item: Shelf wear to covers, gilt lettering is faded. Majority of pages in overall good condition. Foxing spots, some dampstaining, and minute tears present primarily first and last few pages, back end paper is not present. 4th item: Old scotch tape repairs, largest 7 1/2", to spine and edges of wrappers, with tears and areas of loss, largest 1 3/4" x 1". Pages in overall good condition with toning, creases, minor tears, and pencil inscriptions. 5th item: Wear, creases, and minor areas of loss to front wrapper and spine. Back wrapper is not present. End page of advertisments is separated from spine with tears, areas of loss, and dampstaining. Majority of pages in overall good condition with light toning, minor tears.