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Physiognomie and Chiromancie Metoposcopie. The Symmetrical Proportions and Signal Moles of the Body Fully and Accurately Explained: With their Natural Predictive Significations both to Men and Women.... With the Subject of Dreams made Plain
The Second Edition very much Enlarged. Period style half calf with marbled sides. VG : in very good condition. Frontispiece and title supplied in very good facsimile on period paper. Neat repairs to two preliminary leaves. 300mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). 376pp + index + 4 advertisement pages + rear Peroratio leaf. Frontispiece, engraved plate and full page engravings and woodcuts in the text. Contents comprise- 'The preface to the Ingenious and Courteous Readers' by the author followed by several laudatory poems prefacing the text and a commendatory note by William Lilly described as Student in Astrology. The first part of the text is concerned with Chiromancy. The Second Part or Second Book: 'Wherein is Treated of Physiogomy, Metroposcopy, Oneirocracy with many secrets thereunto belonging' was published in 1670 by Nathaniel Brooks. The Third book is described as 'The Physiognomie of Dreams'. The final section is 'A Treatise of the Moles of the Body of Man & Woman' also published in 1670.
      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
Last Found On: 2014-02-01           Check availability:      UKBookWorld    

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