Item #70308 The Study of Palmistry for Professional Purposes and Advanced Pupils. With an Introduction by the late Adolphe Desbarrolles, Over 1250 Illustrations and a Complete Palmistic Dictionary ( 2 Volumes in 1 ). Comte C. de SAINT-GERMAIN, Adolphe Desbarrolles.
The Study of Palmistry for Professional Purposes and Advanced Pupils. With an Introduction by the late Adolphe Desbarrolles, Over 1250 Illustrations and a Complete Palmistic Dictionary ( 2 Volumes in 1 ).
The Study of Palmistry for Professional Purposes and Advanced Pupils. With an Introduction by the late Adolphe Desbarrolles, Over 1250 Illustrations and a Complete Palmistic Dictionary ( 2 Volumes in 1 ).
The Study of Palmistry for Professional Purposes and Advanced Pupils. With an Introduction by the late Adolphe Desbarrolles, Over 1250 Illustrations and a Complete Palmistic Dictionary ( 2 Volumes in 1 ).

The Study of Palmistry for Professional Purposes and Advanced Pupils. With an Introduction by the late Adolphe Desbarrolles, Over 1250 Illustrations and a Complete Palmistic Dictionary ( 2 Volumes in 1 ).

Chicago, IL: Laird & Lee, ND ( Copyright date 1900 ). Second Edition. Hardcover, Quarto, 2 volumes in 1, each with separate rubricated title-page and frontispiece. 416 pp(consecutively paginated). Decorated brown patterned cloth boards with titling in orange and black and photograph of hand inset into front board. First published in 1897, this is the second edition (1900) of this well-known guide to palmistry. The true identity of the author is not known to the cataloguer, though whoever it was chose to use the name of the legendary Comte de Saint-Germain. Contents: Vol I: Part First: Preliminaries; Part Second: Chirognomic Observations; Part Third: The Mounts of the Hand; Part Fourth: Chiromantic Observations. Vol II: Part Fourth Contd: Chiromantic ObservationsThe Line of Mars; The Rascette; The Line of Liver; The Via Lasciva; The Line of Intuition; The Line of Head; The Line of Heart; The Girdle of Venus; The Lines of Union; The Line of Fate; The Line of the Sun; The Plain of Mars; The Quadrangle; The Triangle; Lines and Signs of Thumb and Fingers; Part Fifth: Additional Cases; Part Sixth: Phrenology and Palmistry Compared; Part Seventh: Palmistic Dictionary; Appendix; The Measurement on Mounts and Horizontal Lines; Model Chart for Hand Reading. Covers a little dulled, and with a couple of small pale faded spots to the front board. Corners bruised, cloth frayed and rubbed around edges and points. Owner's name in large letters across front free endpaper. Pages evenly toned. A tight, clean, VG+ copy (no dust jacket issued). Item #70308

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