Count Louis Hamon – or ‘Cheiro’ – was a renowned palmist whose world travels gained attention in the press and whose palm readings for the rich and famous of his day, including Mark Twain, elicited words of praise. In this unique book, first published in 1894. are methods for reading personalities, recognizing astrological links, and prognostication together with drawings of hands showing structural types and lines. A series of photographic hand prints taken directly from the famous people Cheiro read for, such as Sarah Bernhardt, is also included.