Der Lang Verborgene Freund rare antique old book German folk magic. Published in Harrisburg, Pa 1853. Book measures 6 3/8 tall. Hohman's best known work is the collection of prayers and recipes for folk-healing titled Pow-Wows , or the Long Lost Friend , published in German in 1820 as Der Lange Verborgene Freund (The Long-Hidden Friend) and in two English translationsthe first in 1846 in a rather crude translation by Hohman himself ("The Long Secreted Friend or a True and Christian Information for Every Body") and the second in 1856 by a different and more fluent translator ("The Long Lost Friend; a Collection of Mysterious and Invaluable Arts and Remedies for Man as well as Animals").The name "Pow-Wows" was only added to the book in late 19th century reprints in the wake of the sudden popularity of Spiritualism in the United States, in which "Indian Spirit Guides" were frequently seen during seances. Book would look great on your bookshelf! Add a map to your own listings. The item "Der Lang Verborgene Freund rare antique old book German folk magic" is in sale since Wednesday, November 01, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "scottalbertson" and is located in Nellysford, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.