A Dictionary of Superstitions - Iona Opie and Moira Tatem

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A Dictionary of Superstition

Author: Iona Opie  and Moira Tatem

Hard cover with dust jacket, very good condition.

This is a fascinating dictionary covering the wide range of folk beliefs that have survived into our own age. Each superstition is illustrated by quotations tracing its development through the centuries. Entries tell of the traditional significance of animals, colours, days, and the elements; rituals to be observed at certain seasons or when faced with natural and unnatural occurrences; cures, taboos, and the uses to which people have put everyday objects in pursuit of good fortune or knowledge of the future.

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