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Carl Joseph Steiner
STEINER, Carl Joseph.

STEINER, Carl Joseph.
(1866 - )

(Born: 1866; Died: )

1. German, 1895 [First edition].
Das Mineralreich | nach | seiner Stellung in Mythologie und Volksglauben, in Sitte und Sage, | in Geschichte und Litteratur, im Sprichwort und Volksfest | [rule] | Kulturgeschichtliche Streifzüge | von | Carl Joseph Steiner. | [ornate rule] | Gotha. | Verlag von E.F. Thienemann | 1895.

8°: [i]-x, [1]-142 p. Paper wraps. Page size: 200 x 140 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso blank.; [iii]-viii, "Vorwort."-signed Carl Joseph Steiner, 24 December 1894.; [ix]-x, "Übersicht des Inhalts."; [1]-130, Text.; [131]-140, "Anhang."; 140-142, "Alphabetisches Register."

Rare. Discusses secret and magic charms, amulets and talismans derived from precious stones and other object of the mineral kingdom. It provides a complete accoount of the ancient, historical, medieval and modern magical charms, giving many prescriptions and examples.

Bibliographical references: BL. NUC. Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993 [no copy listed].

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