Good. 1961 Hardcover illus., facsims. Text in English; Egyptian; Hebrew; Sumerian. xxxix, 543 p. "The original texts with translations and descriptions of a long series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Christian, Gnostic and Muslim amulets and talismans and magical figures, with chapters on the evil eye, the origin of the amulet, the pentagon, the swastika, the cross (pagan and Christian), the properties of stones, rings, divination, numbers, the Kabbalah, ancient astrology, etc."; First published in 1930 under title: Amulets and superstitions. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Very Good-in Good+ dust jacket. Used hardcover in dj. mild scuffing and moderate rubbing to covers, mild chipping, creasing and small closed tears along edges, not price-clipped, now in mylar cover. mild wear, binding lightly shaken but intact, pages remain solid, text is clean, boards lightly scuffed with mild rubbing at top board edges otherwise clean, page edges lightly scuffed and mildly soiled.; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 543 pages.
8' over 1 kg. hardcover with gilt letterings on spine and with dust jacket. jacket slightly faded and slightly bumped on edges. the book contains black-white illustrations and manuscripts. pages slightly yellowing. in good condition. The book is in: English. V 2075 64.
Near Fine in J Very Good ++ jacket. Large 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++. xxxix, 543 pp, list of 22 b&w plates, list of 300 b&w illustrations in the text, I. The Universal Use of Amulets Dut to Man's Belief in the Existence of Demons and Evil Spirits; II. Arab and Persian Amulets and Talismans; III. Babylonian and Assyrian Amulets; IV. Coptic Amulets; V. Egyptian Amulets; VI. Ethiopian (Abyssinian) Amulets; VII. Gnostic Amulets; VIII. Hebrew Amulets; IX. Mandean (Mandaitic) Amulets; X. Phoenician Amulets; XI. Samartian Amulets; XII. Syriac Amulets; XIII. Babylonian Terra-Cotta Devil-Traps; XIV. The Ring Amulet; XV. Stones and Their Prophylactic and Therapeutic Qualities; XVI. The Importance of Colour, Shape, and Form in Amulets; XVII. The Swastika or Svastika; XVIII. The Cross; XIX. The Crucifix; XX. The Evil Eye; XXI. Kabbalah; XXII. Astrology; XXIII. The Kabbalistic Names and Signs, and Magical Figures, and Squares of the Seven Astrological Stars or Planets; XXIV. The Stars or Signs of the Zodiac and Their Influences, the Houses of Heaven and The Dekans; XXV. The Stones of the Planets and Their Influences; XXVI. Theories About Numbers and Their Mystic and Sacred Character; XXVII. Divination; XXVIII. Eivination By Water; XXIX. Divination By Means of the LIver of An Animal; XXX. The Inscribed Bronze Divining Disk of Pergamon; XXXI. Divination By Earth or Sand (Geomancy); XXXII. Lucky and Unlucky Days; XXXIII. The Hand of Fatimah; XXXIV. Contracts with the Devil; XXXV. Envoutement; XXXVI. Miscellaneous; Index. First Edition, 1961. Price clipped. Lightly rubbed corner tips along top edge with minor edge wear to bottom spine. Faintly bumped top fore-edge corners, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or Marginalia. Light tan half-cloth with marbled brown paper covered boards, black title plate with gilt lettering to spine, and Brown top text block edge. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Esoteric Studies~
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