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Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

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Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

by Black, William George

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First edition. Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock. London. 1883. Octavo. 11, (1), 228pp. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, faded. Short splits to joints at head of spine. Rubbed to extremities. Occasional light spotting.

William George Black CBE, FSA (1857 – 1932) Scottish antiquary, lawyer and politician. This is the authoritative English work on medical folklore. Publication of the Folk Lore Society XII.

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Title
Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture
Author
Black, William George
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1883
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
numerology, symbolism, magic, charms, mythology, herbalism, superstition, disease, cure
Bookseller catalogs
British Local History; Medical; Scottish Enlightenment Soillseachadh na h-Alba; Botany;
Size
8vo

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