Error and Eccentricity in Human Belief (Formerly titled "Wish and Wisdom: Episodes in the Vagaries of Belief"). Joseph Jastrow.

Error and Eccentricity in Human Belief (Formerly titled "Wish and Wisdom: Episodes in the Vagaries of Belief")

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1962. Paperback. Good. Item #073206

Unabridged republication of 1935 D. Appleton-Century Company edition. Crisp, clean pages except for mild toning in the margins; square, uncreased spine; soft cover is dimmed along the spine with some surface chipping at the upper third and also shows an erasure ghost at the lower right rear and moderate shelfwear around corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. xiv, 394pp. w/ index. Astral chemistry and bezoars, phrenology and spiritist seances, all fall under the scrutiny of the scientist who specialized in human susceptibility to illusion, from the dangerous to the duck-rabbit.

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