2: Encyclopędia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (Volume II)

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9781410209153: 2: Encyclopędia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (Volume II)
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Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."

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This is volume two of a three volume set.

1410209148 – Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (Volume I)
1410209156 – Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (Volume II)
1410209164 – Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (Volume III)

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