LUCKS AND TALISMANS: POPULAR SUPERSTITION - 1st 1925 LOVE WEALTH LUCK CHARMS
LUCKS AND TALISMANS: A CHAPTER OF POPULAR SUPERSTITION
Book Details + Condition: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. (London). First Edition, 1925 (nd). 258 pages with appendix and bibliography at rear. Gilt-lettered on spine. Early comprehensive work on superstitions to attract love, wealth and ensure health and prosperity. Chapters include: Palladia; Statuae Averruncae; Relics and Treasure Trove; The Spear of Longinus; Tenure Lucks; The Gothick Revival; The Luck of Edenhall; Gems and Jewels; Stocks; Stones; Roods and Banners; Drums and Trumpets; Cups; Kings and Crowns; Swords and Waifs and Strays. An overall firm and clean Copy, with tight binding; fading to spine; light wear to boards, with some discoloration; bookplate on inside front board; interior is clean and free of markings.