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Title:Astrology and Religion among the Greeks and Romans
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$10.00)
Item ID:SB00-0121417
Publisher:Dover Publications, Inc, New York, 1960
Dover Publications, Inc, 1960, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First

preface by author, announcement by John P. Peters, C. H. Toy – Committee on Publication, introduction by author and index. Illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. "The worship of those seeming-gods, the stars, is perhaps the oldest religious belief of mankind, and certainly the most influential and widespread cold of all time. In this book, Franz Cumont explains how this powerful doctrine arose, developed, and spread to become the strongest of all the forms of worship in the ancient world." -- from the rear panel blurb. The material of the book was first given by the author as a series of lectures in 1912 under the auspices of "The American Committee for Lectures on the History of Religions". Expanded, again by the author, and first published in English in 1912. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Sunning to the back strip with handling marks, original price to the top right hand corner of the front panel and original bookseller's tape to the top edge of the front panel. Browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - XIX, [4], 3 - 115, [17 – of which 15 are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: New Age & Alternative; Astrology; Lectures; Ancient (BC); Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 0121417.
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