STRASSBURG STRASSBOURG FRANCE, Joanne Gzieninger: 1524
Seller ID: 000427
Binding: Decorative Cloth
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...