Don G. Maria Bertholi’s Strange Death (sources)

Mentions & Repeaters

  • Elements of Medical Jurisprudence (second edition), by Theodric Romeyn Beck, 1825 London, England. (SHC #13) Pgs. 314-315
  • Mysteries of the Unexplained, 1982 Reader’s Digest Association, ISBN: 0-89577-146-2. (SHC #5) Pg. 82
  • “Spontaneous Combustion,” article in The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, October 1823 Edinburgh, Scotland. (SHC #46) Pg. 653.
  • “Spontaneous Combustion,” by James Apjohn, article in The Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine, Vol. I, 1832 London, England. (SHC #43) 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. (SHC #122) Pgs. 26, 189-190



Pre-1800 (new sources to check):

"Letter respecting an Italian priest, killed by an electric commotion, the cause of which resided in his own body," article in The American Museum Or Universal Magazine, April 1792, United States. Pgs. 146-149. Online at:

A Treatise on the Plague and Yellow Fever, by James Tytler, 1799 Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Pgs. 182-184. Online at: