1885 Superstition Laing Scottish Fantasy Faeries Wizards Occult WITCH TORTURE

LAING, Jeanie M

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Though poets still, as they were wont of yore

With filial love to fairy legends cling;

The charm is half-dispelled, for they no more

Believe the magic wonders that they sing.”

 – Jeanie M. Laing, Notes on Superstition and Folk lore

A rare first edition of Jeanie Laing’s ‘Notes on Superstition.’ This book is a collection of stories on

  • witchcraft,
  • exorcisms,
  • magic spells,
  • torturing witches,
  • sorcery used within a marriage,
  • ghosts,
  • wraiths,
  • elves and Irish folklore,
  • Fairy pranks at funerals,
  • animal superstitions,
  • how to insult a wizard
  • recipes for making remedies
  • fortune-telling using a looking glass
  • Expectations for Halloween

 

In addition to the esoteric stories, other chapters deal with religious rituals such as baptisms, marriages, and funerals

 

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1885 Superstition Laing Scottish Fantasy Faeries Wizards Occult WITCH TORTURE

 

Though poets still, as they were wont of yore

With filial love to fairy legends cling;

The charm is half-dispelled, for they no more

Believe the magic wonders that they sing.”

 – Jeanie M. Laing, Notes on Superstition and Folk lore

A rare first edition of Jeanie Laing’s ‘Notes on Superstition.’ This book is a collection of stories on

  • witchcraft,
  • exorcisms,
  • magic spells,
  • torturing witches,
  • sorcery used within a marriage,
  • ghosts,
  • wraiths,
  • elves and Irish folklore,
  • Fairy pranks at funerals,
  • animal superstitions,
  • how to insult a wizard
  • recipes for making remedies
  • fortune-telling using a looking glass
  • Expectations for Halloween

 

In addition to the esoteric stories, other chapters deal with religious rituals such as baptisms, marriages, and funerals

 

Item number: 1465

Price: $350

 

LAING, Jeanie M.

 

Notes on superstition and folk lore

 

Brechin, Printed at the Advertiser Office. Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co. 1885. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [4], xv, [2], 18-107p
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 12cm)

 

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1465

Category

Esoteric & Occult

Authors

LAING, Jeanie M

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete