Spiritualism as a movement first appeared in 1848, and was taken up with enthusiasm by all sections of society. The eight key titles re-published in this set make important texts accessible once again, and provide a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of Spiritualism.
I. Adin Ballou An exposition of views respecting the modern spirit manifestations: together with interesting phenomenal statements and communications, with introduction, notes and appendix  216pp; 0-415-23641-X II. Elizabeth Sophia De Morgan From matter to spirit: the result of ten years' experience in spirits manifestations. Intended as a guide to enquirers  436pp; 0-415-23642-8 III. E. Sargent Planchete: or the Despair of Science: being a full account of modern spiritualism, its phenomena, and the various theories regarding it, with a survey of French Spiritism  420pp; 0-415-23643-6 IV. London Dialectical Society Report on spiritualism, of the committee, together with the evidence, oral and written, and a selection form the correspondence  428pp; 0-415-23644-4 V. Alfred Russel Wallace On miracles and modern spiritualism. Revised edition with chapters on apparitions and phantasms  314pp; 0-415-23645-2 VI. Frank Podmore Modern spiritualism: a history and criticism. Volume I  330pp; 0-415-23646-0 VII. Frank Podmore Modern spiritualism: a history and criticism. Volume II.  390pp; 0-415-23647-9 VIII. Lionel A. Weatherly The supernatural? With chapter on oriental magic, spiritualism, and theosophy  308pp; 0-415-23648-7