Popular Superstitions

Popular Superstitions

By (author) Charles Platt

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1925. Nearly everyone is more or less superstitious, nevertheless, ninety-nine persons out of a hundred will walk under a ladder. The nature and origin of this and many other superstitions of everyday life are explained in this book. Contents: what a strange thing is man; cult of the horseshoe; numbers and dates; animals; flowers, fruits and trees; colors; women, children and clothes; marriage; birth and death; fisherfolk, card players, actors and musicians; salt; sneezing; nursery rhymes and other oddments.

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 13mm | 431g
  • 10 Sep 2010
  • Kessinger Publishing
  • English
  • 1162587008
  • 9781162587004

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