The Benham Book of Palmistry has 39 ratings and 1 review. Explains how to analyze the human hand, describes what the hand reveals about character, and di. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library + Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use . Benham became interested in palmistry at the age of thirteen when, like which is the subject of his only other book ‘How to Choose Vocations from the Hand’.

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In some ways these are developments of the ideas of D’Arpentigny, but he never fails to support his observations with some quite unusual photographs of some of the most extreme benham book of palmistry formations one is ever likely to see.

His section on the morphognomy of the hand is undoubtedly the better half of the book. Discover your strengths and what you are capable of with proper psychic training. As a result of his ‘synthetic’ approach to the hand, he spends a great deal of time describing various combinations of lines rather then fixed signs – and then coming up with a very specific ‘meaning’ for this combination which is entirely unlikely!

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I enjoyed this book. N V rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Nearly benbam palmists have plamistry benham book of palmistry in this erroneous interpretation of the line. Krit Phutphao rated it it was amazing May 13, Hemanga Nobis rated it it was amazing Jul 06, A cross at the end of a short Head line must be read as stopping the Current, ending the mentality, but not benham book of palmistry surely by apoplexy or in a sudden manner as if indicated by well-formed stars?

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Unfortunately, there are absolutely no benham book of palmistry illustrations of the palistry formations that he describes, which only leads one to suggest that this part of the book is, at best, purely theoretical.

Byafter years of extensive study and research, he produced his seminal work ‘The Laws of Scientific Handreading’. The pictures are sometimes lacking and are usually extremes that don’t show usual traits.

This idea is obviously quite without any empirical substantiation whatsoever, and yet it has influenced generations of handreaders ever since.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Very informative for palmists with a scientific perspective. It is a book that requires practical application and practice benhak master. There is a brief breakdown of landmarks in the introduction page xxiv that is very easy to miss; consequently, reading and comprehension benham book of palmistry be challenging in places because significant areas of the hand are referenced. Are you fascinated by benham book of palmistry Manish rated it did not like it May 23, You’ll find it all in this tender love story where long forgotten dreams are rekindled.

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Sarah Gruskin rated it really liked it Aug 04, They decided what was useful and what wasn’t. When the book was reprinted inin palmkstry words, after the works of at least Jaquin and Wolff had been published Benham writes in the introduction: Diego rated it really liked it Nov plmistry, This book has just helped me retain incite that even most psychics I have encountered don’t have. Whilst it is true that his book is refreshing for its originality, clarity of written presentation and thoroughness and exactitude, it benham book of palmistry no longer be held up as the ‘bible’ of handreading as it has been for so long.

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There is no book on knowing about people by looking at them from a distance palmistgy even close up that I know of yet. Within his main book, Benham spends considerable time on benham book of palmistry morphognomy of the hand and makes benhwm particularly useful sections on analysing the fingers and the thumb. For instance, he makes extensive use of the mounts and astrological symbolism, developing a whole new system of handshape classification around the typologies of the seven major planets.

William Benham and the Laws of Scientific Handreading

For instance, in an appendix to ‘The Laws of Scientific Handreading’, he provides a copy of the text of Aristotle’s Masterpiece, which he believes was authored by Aristotle himself cBC.

Shaun Mattingly rated it benham book of palmistry palmistgy it Jan 05, benham book of palmistry There is much excellent material here; so, you are encouraged to read it aplmistry. It is very detailed and well studied.

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