The London Publishing Company, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Like New. Item #12406
Spectacular 1927 1st Edition of one of the most famous and influential occult/astrology works of the early 20th century. Illustrated boards. Square Tight Binding. Clean interior, save for attractive bookplate and date to front pastedown. jacket with mild edge wear, including a chip to crown of spine affecting the the name Cheiro. Cheiro was a late 19th, early 20th-century psychic, astrologer and palm reader whose clients included many of the movers and shakers of the day, such as President Grover Cleveland, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain and actress Sarah Bernhardt. Many of his predictions, well in advance of when they actually occurred, were remarkably accurate, such as a return to Palestine by the Jews and the creation of Israel, the abdication of the British Crown by Edward VII and the coming war between the U.S. and Japan. An uncommon and superior edition.