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Descriptive Mentality from the Head, Face and Hand

by Merton, Holmes W

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


Philadelphia PA: David McKay, 1899 Over 600 original drawings. A guide to understanding Psychologic Physiognomy, "the only art by which all the powers of the Intellect, Affections, and the Will can be thoroughly adn accurately measured." 224 pages. Text block in excellent, Fine condition. Cover shows some wear, including rubbing at the edges, lightly bumped corners, and some very light scratches. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Holmes W. Merton. 6 3/8 x 9 3/8".


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