Der lange verborgene Freund, oder Getreuer und Christlicher Unterricht für Jedermann . . .
Reading [Penna.]: Gedruckt [bey Carl Augustus Bruckman?] für den Verfasser, 1820. First edition. 12mo (7 x 4.25 inches), contemporary sheep spine, patterned paste paper over pasteboards, 84 pages. Some moderate staining and foxing, the staining heavier toward the rear; paste paper perished from about a third of the rear board and a portion of the front board; somewhat rubbed; a good, sound copy of a working book. Item #20835
The first edition of Hohman’s famed “pow-wow book,” the popular collection of German folk magic and recipes that went through numerous editions. Austin 922; Arndt 2462; not in the Atwater catalog (which has later examples).
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