Spontaneous Combustion: Amazing True Stories of Mysterious Fires (Strange But True Series) by Damon Wilson

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'She was all burned to ashes except her skull and the extremities of her fingers...' This Victorian account of spontaneous human combustion encompassed a moral dimension: they believed hellfire itself consumed the victim. Even now, few scientists agree on what causes SHC. Examines several theories, including the idea that the fire starts inside the body, and looks at other strange fire phenomena, such as swamp ignitions. 176 pages, 8 b/w illus., 5 1/8 x 7 3/4. This 1997 Sterling Pub Co Inc Paperback is in very good condition.

ISBN: 9780806905877 SKU: 956754 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.