The Magic of Jewels and Charms.

By: KUNZ, George Frederick

Price: $325.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near fine


1st ed., 8vo, Blue cloth with white titles and gilt Zodiac design to the front board. . 422pp. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. 8 color plates, including frontis. 82 b/w illustrations in doubletone & line. Teg. Cover Design by Edward Stratton Holloway (1859-1939) with his monogram "H" on front cover. An illustrated study of the myths and lore that interconnects jewels, gems, stones, superstitions and astrological lore. Also, the religious, magical and talismanic use of various stones, the creation of amulets, healing stones, and a chapter devoted to meteorites and celestial stones. Very good-near fine. A clean, bright copy; very lightly rubbed at corners, but not bumped. Text block virtually pristine; residue of a bookstore seal inside back panel.

Title: The Magic of Jewels and Charms.

Author Name: KUNZ, George Frederick

Categories: Anthropology & Ethnography, Art, Design & Architecture, Crafts, Home, & Hobbie, Mythology, Folklore & Fairy Tale, Natural History, Geology, & Geography,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, : 1915

Book Condition: Near fine

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200120c

Keywords: jewelry, stones, meteorites, superstition, folklore, astrology