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Facts in mesmerism with reasons for a dispassionate inquiry into it. by Chauncy Hare Townshend

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Published by H. Bailliere in London .
Written in English


  • Mesmerism.

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StatementBy Chauncy Hare Townshend.
LC ClassificationsBF1131 .T73 1844
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 390 p.
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6404661M
LC Control Number40016277

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