Der lange Verborgene Freund, oder Getreuer und Christlicher Unterricht für Jefermann . . Folk Magic, Popular Medicine, Johann Georg Hohman.

Der lange Verborgene Freund, oder Getreuer und Christlicher Unterricht für Jefermann . . .

Ephrata: Gedruckt bey J. B. [i.e., Joseph Bauman], 1828. Second edition; the first was published in Reading in 1820. 12mo, original sheep spine and paste-paper boards in an orange vine over green motif, 94 pages. Cracked along the gutter of one gathering but the cords holding; board edges and spine a bit rubbed; a good copy of a fragile book. Item #18771

An early and attractive edition of the best-known “pow-wow” book of Pennsylvania German folk remedies. Arndt 2919; Atwater 1668.

Price: $950.00