Popular Superstitions

American Sunday School Union)

Published by American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia, 1833
Condition: fair Hardcover
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12mo in original marbled paper covered boards over cloth spine. 95 pp. Frontispiece engraving. Fair mto good only, most of the spine cloth is now missing and there is foxing and staining to the text (more so to the end papers). Old pencil ownership signatures and notations, and a 19th century Sabbath School bookplate front pastedown. Superstions and "superstitious notions" , such as "Jack with the Lantern" and "Will-O-The Wisp" are given rational explanations, "optical delusions" are explored, ghosts dispelled and so forth. Bookseller Inventory # E17059

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Title: Popular Superstitions

Publisher: American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1833

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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