Crack open this lovely little book and unspool a world of forgotten occult knowledge. First penned by Madame LeMarchand, a "celebrated Parisian fortune teller," in 1863, learn to tell fortunes using dice, ordinary playing cards, and coffee/tea grounds. Interpret dreams, make charms, read palms, and learn spells such as the "Lady's Love Oracle," and the "Art of discovering Truth from Falsehood, Augury of the Flower, Charms and Ceremonies, and How to tell foruntes by Moles." Divine a person's true character through the art of assigning numerical values to the letters in their name, and pour over the bevvy of diagrams, illustrations, and charts which supplement the text. Whether you're looking for a little historical how-to, are simply curious about eras, cultures, and customs, or are looking to break out some Victorian oracle fun as a party game, this little Civil War-era book is, quite simply, spellbinding.
Reprinted by a small American publisher based in Carlisle, Massachusetts, whose mission is to reprint historical works, telling authentic stories of people, places, ideas, and history. These enduring works engage cultural travelers, enrich communities, and inform future stewards for generations to come.
Paperback. Made in the United States of America.