Books on all divinatory practices such as cartomancy, scrying, reading omens and portents.
Astrology, Yi King, palmistry, tea leaf reading etc.

All these fortunabooks.com prices are in New Zealand dollars, and there is a minimum order required of NZD$20 excluding postage.

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A Study in the History, Distribution, Theory and Practice of Scrying.
Methods of scrying (divination), as well as historical examples and examples in literature form various eras and places / cultures around the world.

VG hardback with no dust jacket. Cloth spine gilt, papered boards, pencil to fep.
$125 C/B
William Rider and Son 1924 first edition, xii 183pp.
[#5303 ]

[BRAHAN SEER] MACKENZIE Alexander with foreword, commentary and conclusion by Elizabeth SUTHERLAND 
The Prophecies of the Brahan Seer
Coinneach Odhar Fiosaiche

An account of the life and prophecies of a seer with the Second-sight from the north east of Scotland in the Seventeenth century. These prophecies were first recorded from the Gaelic oral tradition in 1877. Now reissued with additional material.

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket with small tear at base of spine and lower front corner, some creasing to corners.
$30 C/C
Constable 1977 first thus edition, 152pp + plates, map endpapers.
[#3033 ]

The Seer of Kintail
Coinneach Odhar

An historical novel based on the legendary Scottish Seer of Kintail, known as Kenneth MacKenzie or the Brahan Seer.

G+ paperback
$10 A/B
Arrow 1976 paperback, 223pp.
[PB1522 ]

CHEIRO (Louis Hamon) 
Cheiro's When were you born?

Prognosis from the month of birth, includes zodiacal sign, friendship, health colours and stones suited. Your Character Told,Your Tendencies Explained,Your Future Indicated,Your Marriage Patner Selected From Your Date Of Birth. With Engravings Illustrating Life's Mysterious Triangles.

VG hardback in G dustjacket with browned backstrip with tail missing, unclipped, rubbed edges. Book has minor pencil to fep, amazingly the blank pages where the reader was to write notes are clean and unused, one page at rear has small nick from fore edge.
$25 C/B
Jenkins 1954 hardcover, 127pp [#2827 divination, astrology, sun sign ]

COOPER Helen & Peter 
Or the Art of Phrenology.

Illustrated throughout. Sewn binding. Character as discerned from the physiognomy of the skull.

G+ softback, minor watermark at bottom edge of rear few pages.
$10 B/B
London Phrenology Company 1983 first edition, 107pp.
[#3251 ]

DEE Nerys 
Understanding Dreams
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How to benefit from the power of your dreams.
Includes dream symbology decoder.
ISBN 1855380862
omens, divination, Oneiromancy

VG paperback.
$8 C/A
Aquarian 1991 first edition, 144pp.
[#4564 ]

DIXON Jeane as told to Rene Noorbergen 
My Life and Prophecies
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A biography of one of the 20th century's most well known psychics. Her predictions regarding US politics brought her to prominence.

VG hardback in VG price clipped dust jacket.
$30 C/B
Frederick Muller 1971 first UK edition, 224pp.
[#3334 ]

GATTEY Charles Neilson 
They Saw Tomorrow, Seers and Sorcerers from Delphi to today.

Includes Nostradamus, John Dee, Brahan Seer, Cagliostro, Mlle Lenormand, Cheiro, Krafft (Hitler's Astrologer) and bibliographies for each.

VG paperback with rubbed spine.
$9 A/A
Panther Granada 1980 paperback, 289pp. [PB1402 ]

[I CHING / YI KING] DOUGLAS Alfred  The Oracle of Change How to consult the I Ching
VG $9 A/B Penguin 1977 paperback 239pp.
Chinese divination practice. Lot casting and interpretation. Y King. ISBN 0140033971 [PB# 47 occ]

[I CHING / YI KING] LEGGE James edited by VAN OVER Raymond 
I CHING ( Y King)
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New edition of Legge's translation of the I Ching.
Includes Legge's notes to the hexagrams used in the system of Chinese yarrow stick divination.
fortune telling, prediction, prognostication, lots, sortilege

G+ paperback
$9 A/B
Mentor 1971 paperback, 444pp.
[PB1653 ]

[I CHING / YI KING] LEGGE James edited by Ch'u Chai & Winberg Chai 
I CHING Book of Changes (edited and with study)guide.
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New edition of Legge's translation of the I Ching.
Includes Legge's notes to the hexagrams used in the system of Chinese yarrow stick divination.
fortune telling, prediction, prognostication, lots, sortilege

G+ paperback with cover wear and light foxing taped heel of spine
$9 A/B
Bantam 1969 paperback,ci + 448pp.
[PB1654 ]

I Ching, or Book of Changes
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English translation by C F Baynes from Wilhelm's German, foreword by C G Jung, classic work on Chinese Confucian oracle for use in divination and self development.
sortilege, oracle, lots, soothsaying

VG hardback with a VG- dust jacket with minor sunfading to red titling and short taped repair at top of spine, minor pencil note to free end paper
$30 C/C
RKP 1980, lxii + 740 pages ISBN 071001581X [#2653B]

VG paperback with minor creasing to cover.
$20 C/C
RKP 1983, lxii + 740 pages ISBN 0710095279 [#4989]

KWOK Man Ho, Martin PALMER, Joanne O'Brien  
Lines of Destiny, How to read faces and hands- the Chinese Way.

Reading personality from the physiognomy of the hands and face, based upon ancient Chinese texts.
Chinese phrenology and palmistry.
ISBN 0712612041

VG softback with name to inside cover.
$15 C/B
Rider 1986, 190pp. [#2457 ]

KAY Tom  When the Comet Runs Prophecies for the New Millenium
VG name blacked out to first page.
$8 C/B
Hampton Roads 1997 trade paper, 239pp
Investigates the prophecies of Nostradamus, Hildegard of Bingen, Edgar Cayce, Mary Summer Rain, Abd-Ru-Shin, Mother Shipton, and others and how they relate to the 'end-time' star, a comet, which the author equates with the Hale-Bopp comet. ISBN 1571740597 [#608 occult]

The Laws of Scientific Hand Reading.

A practical treatise on the art commonly called palmistry.
Originally issued in 1900, this edition has over 800 illustrations from life ( photographs).
Printed on sized paper throughout.
Hand analysis, palm reading, chiromancy, chirology, cheirology

Very Good hardback with No Jacket. Spine lean, name blanked out to fep.
$45 C/C
Putnam 1958 reprint of 1946 revised edition, 644pp including plates in text.
[# 5642]

[PALMISTRY] CHEIRO ( Louis Hamon )   Palmistry For All containing new information on the study of the hand never before published
VG- G+ pictorial boards lightly rubbed, closed edges dust soiled and lightly foxed, DW has chipping to edges with some loss to corners and head of spine, dust soiled $20 C/B Herbert Jenkins undated 12th printing, 187pp + 4pp adverts. Illustrated port. frontis. + in line [# 1343 divination]

[PALMISTRY] CHEIRO ( Louis Hamon )   Cheiro's Guide to the Hand
VG VG- pictorial cloth, closed edges faintly foxed, DW has edge and corner rubbing with short splits and minor chipping, spine are reinforced on reverse with pasted paper, hole punched spine to remove publisher price $25 C/B Herbert Jenkins undated but the DW seems to infer Cheiro is still alive at the time and this would place the book before 1936. 123pp + plates, illustrations in text. [# 1344 divination]

[PALMISTRY] CHEIRO a.k.a. Louis Hamon 
Cheiro's Language of the Hand

A complete practical work on the sciences of Cheirognomy and Cheiromancy containing the system and experience of Cheiro.
Palmistry for personality reading and prediction / divination by the world's most famous proponent.

G+ hardback with small water stain bottom corner of upper board and base of spine, closed top edge discoloured
$20 C/C
Herbert Jenkins 1955 (31st edition) decorated hardcover, 224pp + plates and frontis portrait.
[#3239 ]

Romance on your hands
Palmistry for lovers.

This book presents insights from palmistry showing how to analyze and compare the features of your hand and those of a lover, spouse or would-be partner. Detailed chapters on the shape of your hand and fingers and the major and minor lines, end with compatibility profiles that compare you to your partner. For example, the reader may find out how faithful their partner will be and whether he or she will be a good marriage partner. This enables the reader to rate their potential for love and compatibility.

VG softback, bookseller stamp inside cover.
$15 B/C
Llewellyn 1994 first edition, xxix 171pp.
[#3215 ]

RAMER Jesse E. 
Whats next - whats needed.
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This unusual book predicts Armageddon in 1968...obviously incorrect!
Treats of many different theories of prophecy including psychometry, numerology, astrology, theology, divination and biblical prophecy.
He gives many prophecies for the late 1960s many based on astrological readings.
pyramids, gizeh, zodiac, bible

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket.
some wear and closed edge tears 6 line inscription to free end paper.
$10 C/B
Carlton Press 1962 First Edition, 139pp.
[#4285 ]

WARD James 
Dreams and Omens
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Dream and omen interpretation as well as tea-leaf reading.
A revised and enlarged edition in the Foulsham's New Popular Handbooks series
divination, psychic, clairvoyance

VG softback with stapled binding, small split at tail, light age browning to pages.
$10 C/A
Foulsham undated, most of the adverts for the books in the series priced at 2/6, 95pp.
[#4561 ]

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