London: Simpkin and Co., 1870. [Occult Astrology] RARE AND FINELY BOUND. Quarto (29 x 23cm), pp.9; pp.4. Filled with astrological diagrams and occasional illustrated plates, some folding. Contemporary tan half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to burgundy label, and Masonic gilt tooling to spine. Marbled paper over boards; all edges and endpapers marbled. Large 'Supreme Council' Masonic bookplate to front pastedown, lightly crossed through in blue ink, and a small corresponding registration label facing to flyleaf. Some bumping and marks to fore-edge. Light rubbing and some minor bumping to binding. Very good. Hewson was a Church of England Curate educated at Cambridge with a particular interest in the Book of Revelation and Prophesy. This highly detailed volume of Astrological diagrams and notes accompanies 'Christianity in its Relation to Judaism and Heathenism: in Three Tracts' (1860). Item #55081
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