A list of books mentioned by Peter Grant and others.

Jules Barbey d'AurevillyEdit

  • An authority among eccentric naturalists (only available in French)[1]
  • Histroire Insolite et Secrete des Ponts de Paris[2]

Victor BartholomewEdit

  • ... wrote the book on dealing with ghosts and revenants[3]
  • An anthology of his works on spirits was published in the 1920s[4]

Henry BoatrightEdit

  • A Survey of Significant Locations in England and Wales[5]

Lucius (Peter?) BrockEdit

Meric CasaubonEdit

  • On Credulity and Incredulity in Things natural, civil and divine[7]
  • A true and faithful relation of what passed for many years between Dr John Dee and Some Spirits[8]

John CartwrightEdit

  • Essays on the Metaphysical[9]


Charles KingsleyEdit

  • On Fairies and Their Abodes[10] (with illustrations by Edward Linley Sambourne)[11]

Ella Mary LeatherEdit

  • Folklore of Herefordshire

Richard MallerEdit

  • Über die Grundlagen Dass die Praxis der Magié Zugrunde Léigen (On the Fundamentals that Underlies the Practice of Magic or About the Basics that the Practice of Magic Reference Lies). Published in 1799 in Weimar, Germany.[12]

Joseph MalzeardEdit

  • On the Natural Order of the Unnatural

Sir Isaac NewtonEdit

John PolidoriEdit

  • An Investigation of Unnatural Deaths in London in the Years 1768-1810
  • Meditations on the Matter of Life and Death

Richard SpruceEdit

  • The Persistence of Phantasmagoria in Yorkshire[14]

Jonathan WildEdit

  • Jonathan Wild's final ledger

Samuel Erasmus WolfeEdit

  • Exotica
  • The Role of Magic in Inducing Pseudo Lamarckian Inheritance [15]

Thomas WrightEdit

  • The History of Ludlow[16]

Unknown authorEdit

  • Wegen der Industriellen Nutzung von Magié (Towards the Industrial Use of Magic)[17]


  1. Whispers Under Ground
  2. Foxglove Summer
  3. Rivers of London
  4. The Hanging Tree
  5. Foxglove Summer
  6. Rivers of London
  7. Whispers Under Ground
  8. The Hanging Tree
  9. Moon over Soho
  10. Whispers Under Ground
  11. The Hanging Tree
  12. Broken Homes
  13. The Hanging Tree
  14. Rivers of London
  15. Moon over Soho
  16. Foxglove Summer
  17. Broken Homes

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