Item #3956 The Hand of Destiny. Folklore and Superstition for Everyday Life. C. J. S. THOMPSON, Charles John Samuel Thompson.

The Hand of Destiny. Folklore and Superstition for Everyday Life.

New York, NY: Bell Publishing Co., 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. 304pp. Red composite boards with gilt title etc to spine, b/w illustrations, index. A recent reprint of one of the better researched popular histories of folklore and superstition. The author, Charles John Samuel Thompson (1862-1943), was in charge of acquisitions for Henry Wellcome, and thus had access to what would become the library of the Wellcome Institute, one of the great collections medical, alchemical, and related books and manuscripts in the world. Very light shelf rubbing and dust otherwise a tight and bright near Fine copy in lightly rubbed VG+ unclipped dust jacket. Item #3956
ISBN: 0517675811

Price: $12.00