THE GAY GNANI OF GINGALEE; OR, DISCORDS OF DEVOTION. A Tragical Entanglement of Modern Mysticism and Modern Science. Florence HUNTLEY.

THE GAY GNANI OF GINGALEE; OR, DISCORDS OF DEVOTION. A Tragical Entanglement of Modern Mysticism and Modern Science.

Chicago: Indo-American Book Co., 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original red cloth titled in gilt on spine and front panel. 206 pp + [2] pp ads at rear. Black & White Frontispiece with tissue guard. Issued as "Harmonic Fiction Series, Vol. II". Small, neat book plate on front paste-down (Geo. C. Wilkinson, Springfield, Illinois). A very bright, nearly fine copy in the original cloth. Near Fine. Item #310516

¶ A humourous spoof of occultism and spiritualism of the time - a love triangle between a Society Woman, a mystical astral spirit and a scientist. Florence Huntly was an Opera Signer, a journalist and an editor at the Minneapolis Tribune and other newspapers. She was responsible (along with her husband) for the humourous "Spoopendyke" tales, popular at the time.

Price: $45.00

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