Your Luck's in Your Hand; Or the Science of Modern Palmistry, chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles, with some account of the Gipsies. Palmistry, A. R. CRAIG.
Your Luck's in Your Hand; Or the Science of Modern Palmistry, chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles, with some account of the Gipsies

Your Luck's in Your Hand; Or the Science of Modern Palmistry, chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles, with some account of the Gipsies

London: John Hogg, ND [ Circa 1900 ]. "Fifth Edition" Hardcover. Small octavo. 296pp + 32pp adverts at rear. Brown cloth with black titling to spine and front cover, gilt illustrations on spine and front cover, b&w frontis and plates. A serious, wide-ranging study of palmistry, with chapters on 'Gypsy Chiromants' & 'M. D'Arpentigny and the Gipsies - Mr. Borrow's Researches,' etc. etc. Contents: 1. Palmistry As A Science; 2. Ancient Palmistry; 3. The Modern Science and its High-Priest; 4. Signs attached to the Palm of the Hand; 5. The Thumb; 6.Hard and Soft Hands; 7. The Hand in Children; 8. The Spatuled Hand; 9. English Hands; 10. The North American Hand; 11. The Artist Hand; 12. The Useful Hand; 13. Chinese Hands; 14. The Hand of the Philosopher; 15. The Hand Psychical; 16. Mixed Hands; 17. The Female Hand; 18. M. Desbarrolles and the Advanced School; 19. Palmistry in relation to the Future; 20. The Three Worlds of Chiromancy; 21. The Mounts and Lines; 22. The Line of the Head; 23.The Line of Life, of Saturn, of the Liver, of Vens; 24. The Line of the Sun; 25. The Rascette; 26. The Seven Capital Sins; 27. Power of Interpretation; 28. The Astral Fluid; 29. The Children of the Ruling Planets, their Characters; 30. Readings of the Hands of Celebrated Men and Women; 31. M. D'Arpentigny and the Gipsies, Mr. Borrow's Researches; 32. Gipsy Chiromants; 33.The Hand as affected by Marriage; 34. Conclusion. Front endpaper gutter cracked and board a little wobbly, but still solidly attached. Cloth somewhat rubbed and darkened, a little bubbled in places, corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Page edges a little darkened, pages lightly toned. Overall a solid, bright and unmarked VG copy. Somewhat scarce in this early edition. Item #64190

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