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The book of knowledge: treating of the wisdom of the ancients. In three parts. I. Shewing the wonderful operation of the signs & planets, and other celestial constellations, on the bodies of men, &c. II. An abstract of the art of physiognomy and palmistry, together with the signification of moles, and the interpretation of dreams, &c. III. The farmer's calendar, &c. Perpetual prognostications for weather-- The mystery of husbandry-- The experienced farrier, &c. Written by Erra Pater, a Jew doctor in astronomy and physic, born in Bethany, near Mount Olivet, Judea. Made English by W. Lilly, student in astrology. To which is added, The wheel of fortune.

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[Boston] : Sold by J. White and C. Cambridge, near Charles River Bridge, Boston, [1790]

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82p. : ill. ; 120.

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ESTC W38411
Evans, 22489

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