The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (16 Volumes, Signed, Association Copy)

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (16 Volumes, Signed, Association Copy)

Frazer, James George

Macmillan, 1926


[Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, James George Frazer to his brother, John Edward Aloysius Steggall]  16 volume set. (13 volumes of the Golden Bough + 2 additional volumes) Bound in publisher's green cloth. Hardcover. Top edges gilt. Good bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. 

Contents: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings (Parts 1 & 2); Taboo and the Perils of the Soul; The Dying God; Adonis Attis Osiris (Parts 1 & 2); Spirits of the Corn and of the Wild (Parts 1 & 2); The Scapegoat; Balder the Beautiful (Parts 1 & 2); Bibliography and General Index; Aftermath (Supplementary Volume). Includes three additional volumes by Frazer: Pausanias and other Greek Sketches, 1900; Garnered Leaves, 1931; and The Gorgon's Head and Other Literary Pieces, 1927. 

Frazer's wide-ranging analysis of comparable religion and mythology of the world traces and unifies religious beliefs.   

John Edward Aloysius Steggall was Frazer's brother-in-law and a noted Scottish mathematician in his own right. 

This is an oversized or heavy set, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. *Autographed by author in 1926.*   Includes related ephemera, a review from 1926 (from the author?)

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