The Encyclopedia of Superstitions (Paperback)

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Have you ever rubbed a frog on your freckles?

Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world.

Discover batty beliefs about baldness, beans, and the Bermuda Triangle, and peculiar practices regarding hiccups, hearses, and hunchbacks. From modern myths to centuries-old lore, The Encyclopedia of Superstitions offers a wealth of wonderfully weird beliefs on just about every topic you can imagine:

  • Holidays
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Weddings
  • Colors
  • Gemstones
  • Trees
  • Flowers
  • Fairies
  • Weather
  • Numbers
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Insects
  • Household Items
  • Zodiac Signs
  • Gambling
  • The Human Body
  • Food

Praise:
T]his reference makes for compulsive browsing.--Publishers Weekly

About the Author


Richard Webster (New Zealand) is the bestselling author of more than one hundred books. Richard has appeared on several radio and television programs in the US and abroad, including guest spots on WMAQ-TV (Chicago), KTLA-TV (Los Angeles), and KSTW-TV (Seattle). He travels regularly, lecturing and conducting workshops on a variety of metaphysical subjects. His bestselling titles include Spirit Guides & Angel Guardians and Creative Visualization for Beginners.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738712772
ISBN-10: 0738712779
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
Publication Date: February 8th, 2008
Pages: 322
Language: English