A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions: The Best-Selling Guide to the World of Premonitions

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780285633964
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

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

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