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The phrenological character of two notables...



Item # 682645

January 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, January, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.
Inside has the portraits of two notables along with their "Phrenological Character, Biographical Sketch, and Portrait".
Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Category: Post-Civil War