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Author Name    Joshua Trachtenberg

Title   Jewish Magic And Superstition A study in Folk Religion Original 1939 Hardcover

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Behrman's Jewish Book House 1939

Seller ID   6510

Original 1939 Hardcover. Blue Cloth Red Spine Title Patch and illuminated Gold and Red star on Cover, Written in 1939 this large 336 pp. book is so comprehensive that it has never been surpassed. The reasons for Hebrew washing of hands upon arising and before meals .Germs and Demons seem to share the same space.It seems Demons can indeed die if they are prevented from "licking up fire and lapping slime for sustenance" This is not a 'how to' book but a comprehensive study filled with prayers and protections and history. The book is Near Very good shelf wear and some age soiling on cover. Tight binding some interesting light check marks and underlines on about 40 or 50 pages. First Edition.NO book plates NOT a library copy. Extensive notes and a bibliography worth the book alone First Edition.

Price = 79.00 USD




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