1890 Rare Book - CHIROMANCY - The Science of Palmistry by Henry Frith. Illustrated.
Author: Frith, Henry and Allen, Ed. Heron.
Title: Chiromancy or the science of palmistry: being a concise exposition of the principles and practice of the art of reading the hand, by which the past, the present, and the future may be explained and foretold.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, no date (circa 1890). Eighth edition (stated).
Size: 7 "X 4.5 ".
Pages: 159 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown).
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining- as shown, name of a previous 1891 owner on the blank page at the back of the first full-page illustration).
Illustrations: Complete with the 20 figures and illustrations by Dora Noyes.
The book: Scarce edition of CHIROMANCY - The Science of Palmistry. A rare find in any condition!
The author: Henry Frith (2 May 1840 – 12 October 1917) was an Irish engineer who translated the works of Jules Verne and others, as well as writing his own works. His prolific output amounted to nearly 200 works between translations, novels, and instructional titles.
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