PAPERS ON FOLK-MEDICINE: Given at an Inter-Nordic Symposium at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm, 8-10 May 1961.
Edition: First edition.
Stockholm: The Nordic Museum . First edition - "Reprinted from ARV. Journal of Scandinavian Folklore, vol. 18-19, 1962-63". Contains 11 papers, one in German, the rest translated into English: Basic facts concerning humoral pathology, and relics of these in the language & in folk-medicine; Medical magic in Linnus' Dietetics; Curing 'knarren' (peritendinitis or tendovaginitis); Gelehrte Tradition ber angeborene Fehler in der Volks-medizin (in German); The Street of 'the Wise Women'; Lisa of Finnshult & her 'Smjtra''; On the effectiveness of folk-medicine; Rational folk-medicine; Learned & popular traditions in Nordic veterinary folk medicine; The healing methods of the Lapps, and Material and research methods within folk-medicine. Illustrated with photographs, maps and charts. pp 161 to 362.
Condition: Very good+ in original yellow printed wrappers (some toning to the covers. prev owner's name)