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The Dictionary of omens & superstitions

Author: Philippa Waring
Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 1986, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1986 edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Waring
ISBN: 1555211097 9781555211097
OCLC Number: 15304925
Notes: Originally published: London : Souvenir, 1978.
Description: 264 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: compiled by Philippa Waring.

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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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