RAPHAEL - CHEIROSOPHY: A SCIENTIFIC TREATISE ON PALMISTRY - 1st, 1901 - Occult
CHEIROSOPHY (THE HAND): A SCIENTIFIC TREATISE ON PALMISTRY — By A. Raphael — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, 1901 — Cheiromancy, Palmistry, Divination, Astrology, Occult
Publisher: A. Raphael Publisher, London (1901)
Scarce, first edition from 1901 of "Cheirosophy" by A. Raphael, in exceedingly well preserved condition. Brown boards with gilt and silver decorations. The boards and binding are solid and tight with minimal shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean. 221 pages, with wonderful illustrations throughout. Published during the highwater mark of palmistry as a pseudo drawing room science. Illustrated with hand charts, photographs, and other illustrations, and includes chapter on health or sickness as revealed by the hand. A lovely and fascinating work.