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8,414 Strange and Fascinating Superstitions by Claudia De Lys

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Published by Castle Books in Edison, New Jersey .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Sale Books,
  • Sociology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesA Treasury of American Supersitions; What"s So Lucky About A Four-Leaf Clover?; 8,414 Other Strange And Fascinating Superstitions From All Over The World
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1775.L928
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8103805M
ISBN 100785820825
ISBN 109780785820826
LC Control Number8918238
OCLC/WorldCa70283573

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  Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Encyclopedia of Superstitions at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The Encyclopeda of Superstitions was a very good book 8, Strange and Fascinating Superstitions. by Claudia De Lys. $ out of 5 stars /5. Giant Book of Superstitions. Claudia De Lys. Carol Publishing Group, Sep 1, - Social Science - pages. 1 Review. 8, Strange and Fascinating Superstitions Claudia De Lys Snippet view - 4/5(1). De Lys, Claudia. 8, Strange and Fascinating Superstitions. Victoria: Castle Books, Opie, Iona (ed.) and Tatem, Moira. A Dictionary of Superstitions. There are legends about birds, bees, snakes, body parts, marriage, pregnancy, food, dreams, disease, numbers and much more. You name it, it's there. This book deals with the origins of superstitions presaging bad luck or misfortune still believed by many people today. It also covers those which bring good luck but there aren't so many of those.

  this book is a good book if your in to strange superstitions that a lot of people have never heard of. they have the orgin of superstitions and a brif reasoning that people thought that way. they have ones that everyone knows like dont let a black cat cross your path or dont break a mirrior or you get 7 years bad luck, but they also have ones like that you shouldnt leave flowers in a hospital /5. -- American Superstitions 8, Strange and Fascinating Superstitions A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions A Dictionary of Superstitions A History of Witchcraft: Sorcerers, Heretics, and Pagans A Treasury of Superstitions A Witches' Bible Believing in Magic: The Psychology of Superstition Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey.   55 of the Strangest Superstitions From Around the World. Wait 'til you hear what some women believed about acorns. By Samantha Brodsky and Adam Schubak. Apr 9, Getty Images Author: Samantha Brodsky. I am reading "8, Strange and Fascinating Superstitions" by Claudia De Lys! I found it at the bargain section of my local Barnes and Nobles. It's a great book, I've learned the meaning behind crazy superstitions and also learned some I've never heard before. autielady[at] Reply Delete.