1882 - ORIGIN OF THE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC & ASTRONOMICAL ASTROLOGICAL MANUSCRIPT
A German Astronomico-Astrological Manuscript, and on the Origin of the Signs of the Zodiac. Communicated to the Society of Antiquaries by Robert Brown — 1st Edition / 1st Printing — Presentation Inscription on Title Page from the Author. (Jocelyn Godwin's Copy with Her Signature on Endpaper) 1882 — Astrology Manuscript Hermetic Occult, Exceedingly Scarce
Publisher: J.B Nichols, London (1882)
A historical account from lost manuscripts of the zodiac and its origins. Double-page colored illustration and one black-and-white plate of zodiac signs. Folio, hardbound copy, black cloth spine, cream paper boards, front and back pages with chips and minor tears to fore-edges which were skillfully repaired.
This is a special copy, with presentation from the author to William Gladstone, Member of Parliament, and also belonging to Joscelyn Godwin. Godwin is a well noted composer, musicologist, and translator, known for his work on ancient music, paganism and music in the occult.