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The Language of the Hand
A brand-new edition of the classic work first published in 1894. Cheiro was a renowned palmist whose world travels gained attention in the press and whose palm readings for the rich and famous of his day, including Mark Twain, elicited words of praise. In this unique book are methods for reading personalities, recognizing astrological links, and prognostication, along with drawings of hands showing structural types and lines. A series of photographic ...

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The Language of the Hand
A brand-new edition of the classic work first published in 1894. Cheiro was a renowned palmist whose world travels gained attention in the press and whose palm readings for the rich and famous of his day, including Mark Twain, elicited words of praise. In this unique book are methods for reading personalities, recognizing astrological links, and prognostication, along with drawings of hands showing structural types and lines. A series of photographic hand prints taken directly from the famous people Cheiro read for, such as Sara Bernhardt, is also included.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780517189306
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/7/1999
  • Edition description: 1999 ED
  • Edition number: 1999
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

A Defense 1
Part I Cheirognomy
I. Of the Shapes of Hands and Fingers 25
II. The Elementary Type 27
III. The Square Hand and Its Subdivisions 28
IV. The Spatulate Hand 32
V. The Philosophic Hand 34
VI. The Conic Hand 37
VII. The Psychic Hand 40
VIII. The Mixed Hand 43
IX. The Thumb 45
X. The Joints of the Fingers 51
XI. The Fingers 53
XII. The Palm and Large and Small Hands 56
XIII. The Nails 58
XIV. The Hair on the Hands 61
XV. The Mounts 63
XVI. The Hands of Nations 66
Part II Cheiromancy
I. A Few Remarks in Reference to the Reading of the Hand 69
II. The Lines of the Hand 72
III. In Relation to the Lines 74
IV. The Right and Left Hands 77
V. The Line of Life 79
VI. The Line of Mars 86
VII. The Line of Head 87
VIII. The Line of Head in Relation to the Seven Types 91
IX. Insanity as Shown by the Line of the Head 95
X. The Line of Heart 98
XI. The Line of Fate 102
XII. The Line of Sun 106
XIII. The Line of Health 109
XIV. The Via Lasciva and the Line of Intuition 111
XV. The Girdle of Venus, the Ring of Saturn, and the Three Bracelets 112
XVI. The Line of Marriage 114
XVII. Children 119
XVIII. The Star 121
XIX. The Cross 125
XX. The Square 127
XXI. The Island, the Circle, the Spot 129
XXII. The Grille, the Triangle, "La Croix Mystique," the Ring of Solomon 131
XXIII. Hands Covered with Lines; the Color of the Palm 134
XXIV. The Great Triangle and the Quadrangle 136
XXV. Travel, Voyages, and Accidents 139
XXVI. Time; the System of Seven 142
Part III Illustrative Types
I. A Few Words on Suicide 144
II. The Peculiarities of Hands That Show a Suicidal Tendency 147
III. My Attempt at Suicide 149
IV. Propensities for Murder 154
V. Various Phases of Insanity 157
VI. Modus Operandi 160
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2003

    astoundingly accurate palmistry from the most exciting palmist of all time

    i have had the luck to buy this book & let me tell you, it is insightful, accurate, intelligent, sensitive book on palmistry i have ever read--cheiro is an intriguing man, fearless in his pursuit of the truth in the palm of humanity's hand

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2000

    The best palm reading guide ever!

    I was very suprised at the amount of accurate and valuable information given in this book. The directions are very easy to follow, and it was very easy to predict the future. What was really interesting is that this book does not hold back on telling you if death, disease, insanity, or murder in on a palm. This book can fortell whether an accident will occur and what time period it will happen. This book is truely amazing and I recommend it for everyone.

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