A HANDBOOK OF CARTOMANCY: FORTUNE-TELLING AND OCCULT DIVINATION
Book Details + Condition: George Redway (London). Third Edition, 1897. Very scarce. Hardcover measuring 7" x 5". Red cloth covers with black text and pentagram graphic. 114 hand-cut pages. Illustrated throughout, with a fold-out image of "The Golden Wheel". By Arthur Edward Waite, who here goes by the pseudonym Grand Orient. Volume of divination by card reading, with chapters on lucky numbers and dice, astrology and the zodiac, and fortune telling. Subtitled, "Including the Oracle of Human Destiny, Cagliostro's Mystic Alpha of the Magi, and the Golden Wheel of Fortune." A firm and clean copy of a scarce Waite edition, with light wear to boards; normal age toning to endpapers (and last page); rear (blank) endpaper missing; interior is clean and free of markings.