The Times's contemporary reporting of George Cecil Jones’ ill- advised attempt to sue ‘The Looking Glass’ newspaper for libel over his association with Aleister Crowley. Crowley refused to be involved but Mathers appeared as a witness for the defence. After hearing Mathers’ testimony, the judge remarked ‘This trial is getting very much like the trial in Alice in Wonderland’
The Rabbit in Myth and Folklore
Lewis Carroll's library and personal effects were sold by local auctioneer E.J.Brookes on May 10th 1898. Lots 883-906 include various titles relating to occult and supernatural phenomena. Blackwell's second-hand book catalogue of June 1898 contains a section of books from Lewis Carroll's library, listed as Item 1127 is 'Magick, A System of, or a History of the Black Art; being an historical Account of Mankind's most early Dealings with the Devil; and how the Acquaintance on both sides first began'