Two chiromantic treatises.

Record ID: 
185896
Accession number: 
MS W.73
Title: 
Two chiromantic treatises.
Created: 
Spain? 1730.
Binding: 
Brown 18th- or 19th-century sprinkled sheepskin, gold-tooled, marbled end-papers.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
56 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 155 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Mrs. Ford; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman in 1964; JPW 5253; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. chiromantic treatises; written and illustrated in western Europe, perhaps Spain, dated 1730.
The cartouche drawn in brown ink on the title page bears the title Chiromantie Tractatiumcule duo, and the date 1730.
Decoration: 5 drawings of hands inscribed with planetary symbols, lines and signs, 1 title page with cartouche.
Watermark: the fragments of watermarks that can be observed on a number of folios share features with some 18th-century watermarks found on paper produced in Spain, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

Variant Title: 

Chiromantie Tractatiumcule duo

Script: 
cursive
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: