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A newspaper with a focus on phrenology...
Item # 619832
March 1, 1866
BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER & ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, Jan., Feb. & March, 1866
* Uncommon title
* Astrology - Horoscope
A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future as well as astrology and phrenology. The "science" of phrenology believed that a person's intelligence & personality were a factor of the shape of their skull.
The ftpg. is taken up with: "The Objections to the Science of Astrology Answered" which takes pgs. 2 & 3 also. Inside has an article on William Shakespeare with a print on him & his birth place. Also inside: "A Great Ghost Hoax" & the bkpg. has: "The Nativity of William H. Seward". Much more as well.
Four pages, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, nice condition.
Category: Moments in American History