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Phrenology]. Fowler, Lorenzo Niles.
Phrenological Character of Mr. M. S. Lincoln" [autograph caption title; bound with:] Synopsis of Phrenology; and the Phrenological Developments, Together with the Character and Talents of . . .by O. S. Fowler, A. B.
For Sale, Wholesale and Retail, by Fowler and Brevoort, Practical Phrenologists, at the Phrenological Athenaeum,, Philadelphia, 1838. 4 leaves of manuscript stitched together with the Synopsis into contemporary blue-green wrappers, 7.63 x 5 inches, this stitched into contemporary stiff gray wrappers titled in autograph ink, "M. S. Lincoln, April 4th, 1839," 7, [1], 24 pages, blanks completed in autograph ink. Illus. A relatively early and extensive phrenological reading from the hand of one of the great Fowler brothers himself; besides the descriptive analysis in manuscript, the numerical measurements of the various traits are given in autograph ink in the margin of the printed pamphlet. Despite the Philadelphia Phrenological Athenaeum imprint to the printed chart, the reading may likely have been delivered at the Fowler New York studio, where Lorenzo had first established his business. Small marginal tear to the outer edge of the inner wrappers, and some wear to the corners of the wrappers; some light general soiling and light staining; in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Garrett Scott, Bookseller (ABAA) [ANN ARBOR, MI, U.S.A.]
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