The illustrated Golden bough: a study in magic and religion
Simon & Schuster, Dec 6, 1996 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
"One of the 20th century's most influential books" (Time), Sir James George Frazer's masterwork, The Golden Bough, has become the classic study of the origins of magic and religion. Here is a brilliantly illustrated abridgement of the 12-volume masterpiece that includes 200 illustrations, 100 in color. Large format.
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