The Logic in Our Hands: an Old Read on Palmistry

An early text on palmistry with 800 illustrations and little Romance. Continue reading The Logic in Our Hands: an Old Read on Palmistry

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A Study of the Sky: an Astronomy Book from 1896

I’m almost afraid to handle this book anymore. When I first found my 1901 edition of Herbert A. Howe’s A Study of the Sky in a quiet downtown bookshop, I could not bring myself above temptation. I purchased it for ten dollars, pleased to have a richly-hued book with old-fashioned illustrations and monochromatic photos. I did not expect rapturous prose that elevated the subject to … Continue reading A Study of the Sky: an Astronomy Book from 1896