Phyllis Newcombe's Combustion (sources)

  • Ablaze!, by Larry E. Arnold, 1995 M. Evans and Company, Inc., New York, USA. ISBN: 0871317893, 9780871317896. Pgs. 200-201.
  • “The Affair of the Countess Görlitz,“ by J.L. Heilbron, article in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 138, No. 2, June 1994, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Pg. 307
  • Fire From Heaven, by Michael Harrison, 1990 Skoob Books Publishing LTD., London, England. [Original print date: 1976, Sidgwick & Jackson.] ISBN: 1-871438-65-9. pgs. 104-105.
  • The People’s Almanac presents the Book of Lists, by David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace, and Amy Wallace, 1977 Bantam Books. ISBN: 0553111507, 9780553111507. Pg. 434
  • “Spontaneous Human Combustion: Requiem for Phyllis,” by Jan Willem Nienhuys, article in the Stichting Skepsis (Dutch Foundation of Skeptics)  website, reprint of article from Skeptical Inquirer, March/April 2001, pg. 28-34, with additional newspaper source information, 2010. Online at:

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