A Practical Course in Personal Magnetism - the exhibition catalogue from Wellcome Collection available to buy at Museum Bookstore

A Practical Course in Personal Magnetism

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'A classic read: Who among us has effectively harnessed the latent electric powers of the mind to control others and win hearts? Not me. Fortunately, we have this gem, based on a 1901 guide by the Psychic Research Company' - The Times

A fun book of Victorian self-help guidance drawn from the Wellcome Collection's library 

Drawn from the long-forgotten self-help bestsellers of the Victorian age, A Practical Course in Personal Magnetism presents a comprehensive guide to unleash your inner charisma and find success, in love, business and beyond. With the advice of the mysterious Psychic Research Company, learn how to effectively harness the electric powers of your mind to: - Control the Actions of Others without Their Suspecting It - Make Effective Use of Mystery - Gain Ease and Self-confidence - Win the Affection of the Opposite Sex - Appreciate the Value of Cheerfulness.

This lively and fascinating book brings together curious and curative treasures from the unique collections of the Wellcome Library, London's world-famous medical library and is published to accompany the Wellcome Collection's exhibition, Electricity: the Spark of Life.

Details
  • Hardcover: 136 pages
  • Date published: February 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1781258347
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 12.0 cm

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