The golden bough : a study in magic and religion

Frazer, James George Sir, 1854-1941

Published by London : Macmillan, 1949
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Near fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-toned dw, now mylar-sleeved. Some tanning and damp staining to dw. Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 756 pages; 1949 printing of the abridged edition, first published in 1922. Description: xiv, 756 p. ; 23 cm. Frazer set out to discover the origins of one ancient custom in ancient Rome - the plucking of the Golden Bough from a tree in the sacred grove of Diana - and was led by his investigations into a twenty-five year study of primitive customs, superstitions, magic and myth throughout the world. Subjects: Mythology - Religion - Magic - Superstition - Folklore. Hardback Kg. 756 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 225364

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Title: The golden bough : a study in magic and ...

Publisher: London : Macmillan

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Abridged Edition.

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