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Published by Barricade Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Superstition.,
  • Prophecies (Occultism),
  • Fortune.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeonard R.N. Ashley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1775 .A74 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL796772M
    ISBN 101569800502
    LC Control Number95032693

    The Project Gutenberg EBook of Everybody's Book of Luck, by Anonymous This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. It is not proposed to explain why this or that superstition is worthy of being observed; in many cases, the reason is.


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He was for many years professor of English at Brooklyn College. (retired ) He was formerly on the editorial board of various academic journals in the US and abroad.

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