Life and Labor in the Spirit World. Being a Description of the Localities, Employments, Surroundings, and Conditions in the Spheres
Boston: Colby and Rich, 1885. Cloth. Good. Item #015943
Third Thousand. Dark purple cloth. 430 pp. A Spiritualist work describing in detail the world of the afterlife, or Summerland. This includes Zencolla City, the Golden Nest, etc. With chapters on the experiences of various spirits as communicated to the author, outlining the structure and "living" in the spirit world. Maria T. Shelhamer was a professional spiritualist in the Boston, Massachusetts area. GOOD condition. Minor fading and soiling. Mottling to the cloth along the upper and lower rear cover, with a small area along the bottom edge of the front. Owner's signature in pencil on the second endpaper. Last endpaper cut in half.