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Philadelphia: Jacobs, 1912. FIRST EDITION. Front free end paper missing and hinge repaired; attractive symbolic gilt front panel (encircled caduceus); pencil notes last few pages and rear end papers; 16 plates of cards, and particularly some rare Italian decks. A VERY GOOD CLOTH VOLUME, attractive to the exterior and interesting in content. 392 pages. With a lengthy hand-written end note, THE WORSHIP OF THE ASSYRIANS and their relationship to Mercury, the focus of the book being the symbolism of the Mysteries of the Ancients. Bibliography. 392 pages. Octavo. (Item ID: 15761)

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