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Cheiro's Language of the Hand A Complete Practical Work on the Sciences of Cheirognomy and Cheriomancy Containing the System and Experience of Cheiro

By Cheiro

1900

Herbert Jenkins Limited : London

10" by 7.5"

xv, 162pp, [80pp]

 

 

 

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An interesting guide to palmistry by the leader in occultism, 'Cheiro'.

This is an interesting guide to palmistry, with thorough notes accompanying the illustrations. It includes reproductions of the hands of W. T. Stead, Madame Melba, Lord Leighton, Madame Nordica, Edwin Arnold, Mark Twain, W. E. Gladstone, Sarah Bernhardt, and many more. Cheiro was the nickname for William John Warner (or Count Louis Hamon, as he has been called in some sources). He was a leading occult figure in the twentieth century, who was trained in palmistry, astrology, and Chaldean numerology. He used these skills to predict events in his clients futures, often famous clients, such as Oscar Wilde and Thomas Edison. With in-text illustrations throughout, and thirty-one plates to the rear. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Light rubbing and marking to the boards and spine has caused just a little discolouration. A few very light spots to the boards.Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Very light offsetting to the recto to the front endpaper and to the verso to the rear endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with just a few light scattered spots to the first and last few pages. The odd pencil annotation throughout, not affecting text.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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