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Title:The Book of Talismans: Amulets and Zodiacal Gems
Price:GBP£18.00 (about USD$24.30)
Item ID:B009-4183
Publisher:Bracken Books/Studio Editions Ltd, London, 1993
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Bracken Books/Studio Editions Ltd, 1993, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Thus

blue end-papers; reprint of the original 1914 edition illustrated by the 10 b/w. plates but, in this re-issue, without the original's colour frontis. of 'Gems; Symbols & Glyphs of the Zodiac'. From Nordic rune to Chinese jade, Egyptian scarab to Irish horseshoe talismans and precious stones have been used since ancient times to attract good luck and ward off evil. The first half of this absorbing and comprehensive guide traces the fascinating history of talismans from the earliest times to the present day including tales from around the world of legendary stones and mythic rings of power. The second half is entirely devoted to the Zodiac - its symbols and gems, and the powers and mythology that lie behind them. Originally published in 1914 and illustrated with black-and-white plates, Pavitt's ‘Book of Talismans’ will intrigue anyone with an interest in charms, gems or astrology. New Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xix + 292. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine. blue cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Astrology; Amulets; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1851709479. ISBN/EAN: 9781851709472. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4183.
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