FOLK-MEDICINE, William George Black, 1st/1st 1883 English Folk Medicine Folklore
FOLK-MEDICINE; A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF CULTURE — by William George Black — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, Published by the Folk-Lore Society
Publisher: The Folk-Lore Society, Elliot Stock, London (1883)
First edition from 1883 of FOLK-MEDICINE; A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF CULTURE, in very good condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for some very light shelf-wear. The pages are crisp and clean save for ex libris book plate on the inside front board, and a few small and minor spots of discoloration to the front end paper. Please see below for more information on this fascinating tome, published by the Folk-Lore Society in London.
Excerpt from Folk Medicine
Folk Medicine comprehends charms, incantations, and traditional habits and customs relative to the preservation of health, and cure of disease, practiced now of formerly home and abroad, an attempt has been made in the following pages to classify the explanations of the cause of disease which come to light in folklore.