The Origin of primitive superstitions and their development into the worship of spirits and the doctrine of spiritual agency among the aborigines of America.

DORMAN, Rushton M.

Published by J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1881
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8vo. 398p. With 5 plates (4 of which are in color including the frontispiece) and 21 figures with the text. Bound in quarter red morocco with marbled boards. Spine darkened, some rubbing to hinges and extremities. Penciled note on front free end paper. Pages are clean with light age-toning. Careful repair to bottom corner tip of p. 27. A solid copy. Dorman's "Origin of Primitive Superstitions" discusses the religions and mythologies of Native Americans from South, Central and North America. Often he expresses the biases and prejudices of his age. Chapters discuss the doctrine of spirits, animal worship, worship of trees and plants, priestcraft etc. Bookseller Inventory # 000257

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Title: The Origin of primitive superstitions and ...

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition.

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Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books specializes in early printed European books (15th-18th century), early travel, history, occultism, unusual imprints etc.

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