Ancient Symbol Worship. Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity. Phallic Symbolism, Hodder M. Westroff, C. Staniland Wake.

Ancient Symbol Worship. Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity.

New York: J.W. Bouton, 1875. Second Edition. A Very Good copy in brown cloth binding with lightly worn gilt stamping to the front board and spine. First published in1874, this work considers the earliest deity, Baal; the prevalence of phallic worship in many ancient cultures; ancient views of nature and fertility; the phallus as a revered symbol and charm against evil; the phallus’ role in fertility and licentiousness; circumcision; serpent symbolism associated with phallic worship; and more. The illustrations found in this second edition were issued here for the first time. Item #27563

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