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The Newest, best, and very-much esteemed book of knowledge .
A. Wilde, London 1764 - 16 cm; 156 pages, printed on foolscap, with full-page woodcut frontispiece of a man sighting stars through a telescope, and 12 woodcut illustrations. Bound crudely in later utility cloth; pages deeply toned and thumbed. Condition: well-used. The title, acting as a sort of table of contents, continues: ". Shewing the effects of the planets and other astonomical constellations . Together with The husbandman's practice . And the shepherd's perpetual calendar for the weather. Also a brief discourse on the natural causes of meteors . And observations on the weather . A brief collection of all the members of man physiognomiz'd. - Signification of moles on man or women. - Interpretation of dreams . With aparticular account of the earth and sea . " [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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