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  • PAPERS ON FOLK-MEDICINE: Given at an Inter-Nordic Symposium at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm, 8-10 May 1961. by Tillhagen, Carl-Herman, editor.
    Tillhagen, Carl-Herman, editor.
    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 [1963]. 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)

    Book ID: 55252
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  • RANDOM JOURNEYS. by Vyvyan, C. C. (Clara Coltman Rogers, Lady Vyvyan.)
    Vyvyan, C. C. (Clara Coltman Rogers, Lady Vyvyan.)
    RANDOM JOURNEYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Peter Owen Limited, (1960.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon late book by his popular and thoughtful travel writer - An account of "high speed" automobile traveling across northern Europe to Sweden, Finland and Norway (8000 miles, eight countries,in nine weeks). She sums up the different perspectives she and her traveling companion Ella brought to this whirlwind and unexpected journey as follows - she was middle-aged and I was old, in my prime I had the energy of two, but she still had the energy of ten, but most importantly, I was English and she was Americanized Canadian, rooted in the new civilization. SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED and signed on the front…

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    London: Peter Owen Limited, (1960.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon late book by his popular and thoughtful travel writer - An account of "high speed" automobile traveling across northern Europe to Sweden, Finland and Norway (8000 miles, eight countries,in nine weeks). She sums up the different perspectives she and her traveling companion Ella brought to this whirlwind and unexpected journey as follows - she was middle-aged and I was old, in my prime I had the energy of two, but she still had the energy of ten, but most importantly, I was English and she was Americanized Canadian, rooted in the new civilization. SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED and signed on the front endpaper "to --- with love from the author" and dated in 1973. Photographs. 192 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, chipping to top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 51943
    View cart More details Price: $100.00