Card Fortune Telling by CHARLES PLATT 1930 Divination with Playing Cards


Title: Card Fortune Telling: A Lucid Treatise Dealing with All the Popular and More Abstruse Methods

Author: Charles Platt

Description: No stated dated (likely published circa 1930). Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind-stamped title design on front cover. Cloth shows spotting and some general wear. Bookseller rubber stamp on front pastedown. A few pages show a bit of foxing and minor soiling; a couple light erased markings. Fourteen illustrations. 155, plus [5] pages advertising. 17.7 x 11.5 cm. Published as part of Foulsham's Home Library.

A guide to fortune telling using a standard deck of playing cards.


[I] A Brief History of the Pack of Cards.
[II] Methods of Great Diviners.
[III] A Test Telling of the Cards.
[IV] Some English Methods of Telling.
[V] Some Artistic Stars.
[VI] Some Simple but Effective Tellings.
[VII] Napoleon's Card Methods.
[VIII] Some Unusual Methods of Telling.
[IX] The Tarot or Divinations Cards.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co.
Place: London
Year: 1930

Keywords: divination, cards, playing cards,

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