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How to Read Character: A New Illustrated Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy, for Students and Examiners; with a Descriptive Chart. Samuel R. Wells, Samuel Roberts.
How to Read Character: A New Illustrated Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy, for Students and Examiners; with a Descriptive Chart
How to Read Character: A New Illustrated Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy, for Students and Examiners; with a Descriptive Chart
How to Read Character: A New Illustrated Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy, for Students and Examiners; with a Descriptive Chart

How to Read Character: A New Illustrated Hand-Book of Phrenology and Physiognomy, for Students and Examiners; with a Descriptive Chart

New York: Samuel R. Wells, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii, 9–191 (4)pp. Original orange pebbled cloth with gilt lettering in decorative oval border, gilt lettering on spine. Peach endpapers. Decorative initials. "The present work embodies our latest and best ideas on the subject, so far as they can be set forth in this condensed and popular form. It contains not only all of the Phrenology of previous charts or hand-books for self-instruction, but it embraces much more of Physiology and Physiognomy than any former book of the kind." (Author). Profusely illustrated with drawings with numerous portrait drawings of notables as examples for the variations in temperament. Contains four pages listing publications by S. R. Wells. Binding with light wear along edges, some fading of gilt decor and lettering on cover and spine, and rubbed. Block lightly age-toned. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ condition. g- to g+. Item #44505

Price: $125.00

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