The Newest, best, and very-much esteemed book of knowledge ...
London: A. Wilde, 1764. The title, acting as a sort of table of contents, continues: "... Shewing the effects of the planets and other astonomical constellations ... Together with The husbandman's practice ... And the shepherd's perpetual calendar for the weather. Also a brief discourse on the natural causes of meteors ... And observations on the weather ... A brief collection of all the members of man physiognomiz'd. - Signification of moles on man or women. - Interpretation of dreams ... With aparticular account of the earth and sea ... . 16 cm; 156 pages, printed on foolscap, with full-page woodcut frontispiece of a man sighting stars through a telescope, and 12 woodcut illustrations. Bound crudely in later utility cloth; pages deeply toned and thumbed. Condition: well-used.
(Inventory #: 5696)
The Classical Tradition (broadly defined), Renaissance, Humanism, Egyptology, Italian & Continental Books, Americana, Canadiana
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