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Eccentric lives and peculiar notions

John Michell

Eccentric lives and peculiar notions

by John Michell

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Published by Thames and Hudson in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p234-237. - Includes index.

    StatementJohn Michell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT9990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p.,(24)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15057070M
    ISBN 100500013314

    Eccentric Lives, Peculiar Notions. Eccentric Lives, Peculiar Notions - John Michell [] About the Author John Michell was a Russian interpreter and Chartered Surveyor before publishing his first book, The Flying Saucer Vision, in This and its successor, The View Over Atlantis (), helped to change the attitudes of a whole.   His book, “Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notions,” told of one man who devoted his life to proving the world was flat, and another to proving it was concave.

    Author: John Mitchell Title: Eccentric Lives, Peculiar Notions: True Tales Binding: hardcover with jacket Size: about 7" x 9" Pagination: pp Published: Black Dog & Leventhal, Condition: Very good; some residue of price sticker on front jacket; interior very clean "Flat-Earthers, Head Drillers, Ufologists, Frantic Lovers, Welsh Druids, Finders of Lost Tribes, and Other Obsessed Individuals"Seller Rating: % positive.   I am not quite sure why you should get your knickers in a twist about Blake. He was a metaphysical poet with a romanticised view of the English countryside, and Jerusalem compared it with the “dark satanic mills” from the time of the Industrial Re.

    I am offering a beautiful copy (unread) of John Mitchell's Eccentric Lives, Peculiar Notions, pages. Out of print. Synopsis: Takes us into the bizarre and often humorous lives of such people as Lady Blount, who was sure that the earth is flat, Cyrus Teed, who believed that the earth is a hollow shell with us in the inside; Edward Hine, who believed that the British are. The first paperback edition of Michell’s fascinating study of the lives and beliefs of over 20 eccentric people. Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notions takes us into the bizarre and often humorous lives of such people as Lady Blount, who was sure that the earth is flat; Cyrus Teed, who believed that the earth is a hollow shell with us on the inside; Edward Hine, who believed that the British.


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