How to Read Character: Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy
Fowler and Wells Co, New York, 1884. Reprint. Hardback. Duodecimo. Dark brown cloth-covered boards. Black lettering on covers. Gilt lettering on spine. 191 pages. 8 pages of adverts mostly for books on similar subjects. A Victorian-era text-book on the art of phrenology. Not a children's title, and contains some material that would be considered offensive by current standards. Covers firm but worn and soiled with age. Cloth rubbed and faded. Corners lightly bumped. Top of spine strip frayed. Contents generally clean, with a few minor blemishes. Stitching is slightly loose. Pages 49/50 and 65/66 have closed tears at top edge. Good.
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Book number: 103215
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 32.84 | JP¥ 3657]