1917 Scarce CHIROMANCY Book - A Catechism of Palmistry by Ida Ellis. Illustrated.
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Author: IDA Ellis (Fellow of the British Institute of Mental Science).
Title: A Catechism of Palmistry: the Sciences of Chirognomy and Chiromancy Explained in the Form of Question and Answer.
Publisher: London, William Rider and Son, Limited, 1917. Third edition (stated).
Size: 7.5 "X 5.5 ".
Pages: x-244 pages.
Binding: Very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, general toning to pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 19 plates.
The book: Delving into the intricate art of palmistry, IDA Ellis, a renowned fellow of the British Institute of Mental Science, presents a detailed guide to understanding the lines and shapes of the hand. Through a structured Q&A format, this book offers clarity and insight into the sciences of Chirognomy and Chiromancy, making it an essential read for both novices and seasoned practitioners.
The author: Ida Ellis was part of the famous Ellis Family - Each family member specialized in their own particular skill: Frank in physiognomy, Albert in graphology and phrenology, Ida in palmistry, crystal gazing, automatic writing and psychometry. When customers consulted the Ellis family, they would receive a booklet described as a “chart,” published by the Ellises themselves, packed full of information, with blank spaces in which a personal reading would be inscribed, with appropriate advice.
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