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Ein kurtzer bericht der gantzen Phisionomey und Ciromancy WITH OVER 80 WOODCUTS


Price: $4,899.99

Publisher: STRASSBURG STRASSBOURG FRANCE, Joanne Gzieninger: 1524

Seller ID: 000427

Condition: Very Good

Printed 1524, ORIGINAL CLASSIC TREATISE OF COCLES ON MEDICINE, PHYSIOGNOMY AND PALM READING (Chiromancy) EXCEEDINGLY RARE EDITION. Not in the American Auction Records for 30 years! FILLED WITH WOODCUTS OF FACES AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS AS WELL AS CLEARLY MARKED PALMS WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR READING (approx 80 full page woodcuts of Palms alone!) An extremely rare an important edition of which I cannot readily trace other copies. Thorndike, in his classic 'History of Experimental Magic" pg 64. states the First Italian edition was printed in 1525 and a German edition at Strassburg in 1530. The... View more info