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The Resource The curious lore of precious stones; : being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary

The curious lore of precious stones; : being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary

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The curious lore of precious stones; : being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary
Title
The curious lore of precious stones;
Title remainder
being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Excerpts from history and folklore trace the unusual beliefs and uses of gems since ancient times
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1856-1932
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kunz, George Frederick
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
GR805
LC item number
.K8 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gems
  • Gems
  • Gems
  • Edelstenen
  • Magie
Label
The curious lore of precious stones; : being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Superstitions and their sources -- On the use of precious and semi-precious stones as talismans and amulets -- On the talismanic use of special stones -- On the use of engraved and carved gems as talismans -- On ominous and luminous stones -- On crystal balls and crystal gazing -- Religious uses of precious stones, pagan, Hebrew, and Christian -- On the high-priest's breastplate -- Birth-stones -- Planetary and astral influences of precious stones -- On the therapeutic use of precious and semi-precious stones
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780486222271
Lccn
79156815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00150939
  • (OCoLC)ocm00150939
Label
The curious lore of precious stones; : being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Superstitions and their sources -- On the use of precious and semi-precious stones as talismans and amulets -- On the talismanic use of special stones -- On the use of engraved and carved gems as talismans -- On ominous and luminous stones -- On crystal balls and crystal gazing -- Religious uses of precious stones, pagan, Hebrew, and Christian -- On the high-priest's breastplate -- Birth-stones -- Planetary and astral influences of precious stones -- On the therapeutic use of precious and semi-precious stones
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780486222271
Lccn
79156815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00150939
  • (OCoLC)ocm00150939

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