Countess Cornelia di Bandi's Fiery Death (sources)

Mentions & Repeaters

  • Bleak House, Charles Dickens, 1868 Chapman & Hall, London, England. Pg. xvi
  • Elements of Medical Jurisprudence (second edition), by Theodric Romeyn Beck, 1825 London, England. Pgs. 312-313
  • The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Mysteries, by Colin and Damon Wilson, 1988 Contemporary Books, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, USA. ISBN: 0-8092-4524-8. Pg. 250
  • Mysteries of the Unexplained, 1982 Reader’s Digest Association, ISBN: 0-89577-146-2. Pgs. 81-82
  • “On the Combustion of the Human Body, produced by the long and immoderate Use of Spirituos Liquors,” by Pierre-Aime Lair, article in The Philosophical Magazine, Vol. VI, March 1800, London, England. Pgs. 113-114.
  • Unexplained Phenomena: A Rough Guide Special (1st edition), by Bob Rickard and John Michell, 2000 Rough Guides, Ltd., 62-70 Shorts Gardens, London, England. ISBN: 1-85828-589-5. pg. 156
  • Secrets of the Supernatural, Joe Nickell (with John F. Fischer), 1988 Prometheus Books. ISBN: 0879756853, 9780879756857. Pgs. 151, 161-162
  • “Spontaneous Combustion,” by James Apjohn, article in The Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine, Vol. I, 1832 London, England. Pgs. 449
  • Spontaneous Human Combustion, by Jenny Randles and Peter Hough, 2007 Robert Hale Limited (first published in 1992). ISBN: 978-0-7090-8402-0. Pgs. 17-18, 188-189
  • “Smokescreen: Investigating SHC,” by Jenny Randles and Peter Hough, article in Fortean Times Magazine, Vol. 63, June 1992, London, England. [GARTH NOTE: This source basically gets the whole thing wrong.] Pgs. 20-22
  • “Woman catches fire on street,” article in The Citizen, newspaper of Ottawa, Friday, August 6, 1982. Pg. 6. Online at:
  • “Woman walking down street bursts into flames,” article in the Bangor Daily News, Friday, August 6, 1982, Pg. 19. Online at:
  • “Did woman just burst into flames?,” by Tom Zito (The Washington Post), article in the Anchorage Daily News, newspaper of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Sunday, August 8, 1982, Pgs. A-1,A-12. Online at: