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The Physics of the Divining Rod: Being an account of an experimental investigation of water and mineral divining
FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo, pp. [xvi], 452 + b/w frontis and 5 plates and numerous illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Lightly soiled, shelf wear, faded patch to head of spine. Extremities bruised. Top and fore-edge lightly spotted, a few fox spots to front and rear. Else, clean and bright. A good+ copy of this scarce scientific investigation of the divining rod.
In 1940, Maby and Franklin’s book was reviewed in Nature. While the reviewer acknowledged that their empirical investigations were much needed, he cast doubt both on their methodological rigour and, hence, their overarching argument that divining results from some form of radiation.
Author MABY, J. Cecil and FRANKLIN, T. Bedford
Condition Very good