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Strange superstitions and magical practices

William J. Fielding

Strange superstitions and magical practices

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Published by Blakiston Delite in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Superstition.,
  • Magic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William J. Fielding...
    SeriesCircle books
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22115335M

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