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A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions
     

A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions

by Philippa Waring
 
The definitive guide to more than 500 portents, signs and customs

Do you avoid anything connected with the number thirteen, think it lucky when a black cat crosses your path and unlucky to see the new moon through glass? Belief in superstitions links us with a time when everyday events and objects had magical significance. A treasure trove of fascinating

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The definitive guide to more than 500 portents, signs and customs

Do you avoid anything connected with the number thirteen, think it lucky when a black cat crosses your path and unlucky to see the new moon through glass? Belief in superstitions links us with a time when everyday events and objects had magical significance. A treasure trove of fascinating information,A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions reveals the secrets of hundreds of ancient traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780285633964
Publisher:
Souvenir Press
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.78(d)

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Meet the Author


Philippa Waring is the author of The Way of Feng Shui: Harmony, Health, Wealth and Happiness.

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