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image of A treatise on the circular zodiac of Tentyra in Egypt.

A treatise on the circular zodiac of Tentyra in Egypt.

by Cole, John.

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Published
1824
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VIII, 118, [2] pp. With large folding lithographed frontispiece. Modern boards. In good condition. Title-page and frontispiece browned, the frontispiece with tear repaired at the back, owner's inscription on the title-page ("Charles G. Napier"). With list of subscribers and one name added in manuscript. A few contemporary annotations. First and only edition of a surprisingly rare treatise on the Dendera… Read more
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image of Astrologia; of Sterren-voorzeg-kunde. in alle deszelfs gronden nagespoort, en ontdekt.

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Rotterdam, J. Tiele en A. Bothall, 1762. 8vo (22 x 14,5 cm). 198, [2] pp. Original marbled wrappers. The date on the title-page changed in manuscript from 1761 to 1762. In fair condition. The wrappers damaged, three deaccession stamps of the Rijksmuseum, a few stains, leave A4 has been cut off and is followed by a inserted blank leaf, possibly… Read more
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image of [Chiromantia 1. Physionomia, ex aspectu membrorum hominis. 2. Periaxiomata de faciebus signorum. 3. Canones astrologici, de judiciis aegritudinum. 4. Astrologia naturalis. 5. Complexionum notitia, juxta dominium planetarum].

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8vo (16,5 x 11 cm). 110 [of 111], [1] ff. With many woodcuts in the text. Contemporary limp vellum with ties. Lacks title-page, waterstained throughout (mostly in the margins), sewing supports of upper board partly broken, the outer margins of the leaves of the first quires with burn mark. An early edition of Indagine's extremely popular account of palm reading, physiognomy… Read more
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