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Jewish Magic and Superstition by Joshua Trachtenberg 1939 First Edition

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First Edition.
Behrman's Jewish Book House, New York, 1939
  Jewish Magic and Superstition
  A Study in Folk Religion 
by Joshua Trachtenberg 
First Edition RARE Behrman's Jewish Book House, New York, 1939.   First EditionA RARE COPY.  Book Contains;  Legends of Jewish Sorcery and beliefs about the Evil Eye, Angel Names, The world of God, Spirits of the dead, Powers of the  good, the Famous Legend of the Golem,  Casting Spells, the use of Gems and Amulets, how to battle spirits, the Ritual of Circumcision, Herbal Folk Remedies, Fortune Telling, Astrology, and the Interpretation of Dreams,  are few of the subjects that are discussed in the book.   Blue cloth Hardcover with gold and red lettering and decorations on the front cover and spine. Uncut front edge.  Book Condition: Used, Good condition, Contents clean and tight, fresh.  Cover stained and slightly rubbed, corners and spine edges worn and bumped,  Spine faded and stained,  minor page yellowing. Front and end papers have yellowing and browning, as shown in the photos.  356 pp.
Copyright 1939

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