Mysteries and Romances of the World's Greatest Occultists. AKA Count Louis Hamon CHEIRO [ William John Warner, Count Leigh de Hamong.

Mysteries and Romances of the World's Greatest Occultists.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 316pp + ivpp adverts. Original white cloth with black lettering to spine and upper board, b&w frontisportrait. Cheiro (William John Warner, 1866 - 1936), was one of the most famous 'public' occultists of the early twentieth century. He wrote numerous books on the subjects in which he specialized: astrology, palmistry (cheiromancy), and numerology, and gave individual readings and lessons, as well as releasing broader, public prophecies. In this volume Cheiro examines notable figures in the occult world; including Cagliostro, John Dee, H. P. Blavatsky, Krishnamurti, Annie Besant, Elias Ashmole, Gilles de Rais, Rasputin, Le Clerc, John Keely, Oliver Lodge, and many others. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, although not marked as such. Cloth a bit rubbed and unevenly darkened, spine darkened and spine ends bruised and chafed, page edges darkened with a few light marks, endpapers lightly foxed, pages toned, unmarked. Overall a tight, internally clean near VG copy. (no dust jacket). Item #63149

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