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McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)

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Works: 751 works in 877 publications in 3 languages and 5,287 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Humor  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Textbooks  Folklore  Fiction  Bibliography 
Classifications: BF843, 130
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Most widely held works by McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)
Miracle mongers and their methods : a complete exposé by Harry Houdini( Book )
2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Animism, magic, and the divine king by Géza Róheim( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Contains Aboriginal references based on secondary services
The rappers, or, The mysteries, fallacies, and absurdities of spirit-rapping, table-tipping, and entrancement by Searcher after truth( Book )
2 editions published in 1854 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Essays on physiognomy for the promotion of the knowledge and the love of mankind by Johann Caspar Lavater( file )
1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Le vieux Paris : fètes, jeux, et spectacles by Victor Fournel( Book )
2 editions published in 1887 in French and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The history of playing cards, with anecdotes of their use in conjuring, fortune-telling, and card-sharping by Ed. S Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 1865 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Human science, or, Phrenology : its principles, proofs, faculties, organs, temperaments, combinations, conditions, teachings, philosophies, etc., etc. : as applied to health, its values, laws, functions, organs, means, preservation, restoration, etc. : mental philosophy, human and self improvement, civilization, home, country, commerce, rights, duties, ethics, etc. : God, His existence, attributes, laws, worship, natural theology, etc. : immortality, its evidences, conditions, relations to time, rewards, punishments, sin, faith, prayer, etc. : intellect, memory, juvenile and self education, literature, mental discipline, the senses, sciences, arts, avocations, a perfect life, etc., etc., etc. by O. S Fowler( Book )
1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"This volume expounds this science of the mind, analyzes each of its Faculties, gives their right and wrong, and thereby virtuous and vicious modes of action, and applies its teachings to all the great and little problems and interests of humanity. Phrenology, by analyzing these mental fountains of all things human, reveals all those streams which do and should flow there from; besides also disclosing the model man, and thereby showing all persons, all communities, just wherein, and how far, they conform to and depart from this perfect type; that is, wherein each lives a life perfect or imperfect. A science which achieves all this, must soon become the great study of the whole race, and so remain "till time shall be no longer." Part I. The Organism discusses man's organic relations generally, including the fundamental principles of life; the structure of the mind; the principles, proofs, facts,and history of Phrenology; the Temperaments, &c.; and applies all to Self-Improvement. Part II. Health, its Value, Laws, Organs, Functions, Means, Preservation, and Restoration, shows all how to get and keep themselves and families well, without doctors or medicines; and analyzes and illustrates all the physical functions. Part III. The Animal Propensities and Selfish Sentiments, analyzes those self-caring instincts which supply personal wants, look out well for self, and create man's affectional, governmental, aspiring, and other sentiments,which it describes in five degrees of power -- Large, Full, Average, Moderate, and Small, along with the different effects on character and conduct of their combinations with the other Faculties in their different degrees of power. This feature, which appertains to this entire work, yet is found nowhere else, is especially interesting and instructive, as causing and disclosing the endless shadings and diversities of human character and conduct. Part IV. Man's Moral Nature, analyzes those Moral Faculties which both render him a religious being, place him in relation with all the theological, ethical, and spiritual truths of the whole universe, and unfold all their relations and dependencies, including all those ranges of religious doctrines and practices they involve; thereby developing an entirely new system of Natural Theology, solving all moral problems with scientific authority, and furnishing an exhaustless storehouse of religious truth. Religion is just as much an exact natural science as mathematics, because both are equally governed by those natural laws which render all they regulate "exact;" and Part IV demonstrates religious science. Does not such an exposition of such a subject, from the stand point of the moral constitution of man, merit attention from all Christians, infidels, and savans? Part V. Intellect, Memory, and Reason, analyzes and shows how to cultivate all the intellectual Faculties, which it describes in five degrees of power, and shows how to prosecute intellectual and juvenile education, and develop scholarship and memory, eloquence and reason -- man's highest gifts! Part VI. A Right Life, individual and communitarian, applies these principles and teachings to progress and reform, private and public, by showing wherein this, that, and the other custom and institution harmonize and conflict with human Nature, and from what to what they require to be changed, added to, and amended"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The book of fate : formerly in the possession of and used by Napoleon by H Kirchenhoffer( Book )
2 editions published between 1923 and 1927 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
An encyclopedic outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic, and Rosicrucian symbolical philosophy : being an interpretation of the secret teachings concealed within the rituals, allegories, and mysteries of all ages by Manly P Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"The Secret Teachings of All Ages" is a codex to the ancient occult and esoteric traditions of the world. Its hundreds of entries shine a rare light on some of the most fascinating and closely held secrets of myth, religion, and philosophy from ancient time to the present day. His subjects range from Islam, the Druids, to Pythagoras, to Kabbalah, to Alchemy, to Freemasonry, and the crucifixion of Christ. Serious students of hidden wisdom, ancient symbols, and arcane practices have long treasured "The Secret Teachings" above all other works. In this affordably priced and newly formatted volume, "The Secret Teachings of All Ages" is now available to readers everywhere
The case against spiritualism by Jane T Stoddart( Book )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Animal ghosts, or, Animal hauntings and the hereafter by Elliott O'Donnell( Book )
1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Jo. Burch. Menckenii De charlataneria eruditorum declamationes duae, cum notis variorum by Johann Burkhard Mencke( Book )
2 editions published in 1716 in Latin and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The Jest book : the choicest anecdotes and sayings by Mark Lemon( Book )
1 edition published in 1865 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Fact and fable in psychology by Joseph Jastrow( Book )
1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"The present collection of essays is offered as a contribution towards the realization of a sounder interest in and a more intimate appreciation of certain problems upon which psychology has an authoritative charge to make to the public jury. These essays take their stand distinctively upon one side of certain issues, and as determinately as the situation seems to warrant, antagonize contrary positions; they aim to oppose certain tendencies and to support others; to show that the sound and profitable interest in mental life is in the usual and normal, and that the resolute pursuit of this interest necessarily results in bringing the apparently irregular phenomena of the mental world within the field of illumination of the more familiar and the law-abiding. They further aim to illustrate that misconceptions in psychology, as in other realms, are as often the result of bad logic as of defective observation, and that both are apt to be called into being by inherent mental prepossessions. Some of the essays are more especially occupied with an analysis of the defective logic which lends plausibility to and induces credence in certain beliefs; others bring forward contributions to an understanding of phenomena about which misconception is likely to arise; still others are presented as psychological investigations which, it is believed, command a somewhat general interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Boy's own book a complete encyclopedia of all athletic, scientific, recreative, outdoor and indoor exercises and diversions by William Clarke( Book )
12 editions published between 1828 and 1885 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Includes material for all interests and for all seasons of the year, for the robust and the delicate, and for the contemplative as well as the ingenious
The history of magick : by way of apology, for all the wise men who have unjustly been reputed magicians, from the creation, to the present age by Gabriel Naudé( Book )
1 edition published in 1657 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The physics and physiology of spiritualism by William A Hammond( Book )
1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
 
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John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young Collection (Library of Congress)
Library of Congress. McManus-Young Collection
Languages
English (32)
French (3)
Latin (2)
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