Seller: old-boston (13,598) 100%, Location: Belmont, Massachusetts, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381921748583 1855 copy ' Synopsis of Phrenology; and the Phrenological Developments together with the Character and Talents of Mr. Francis B Fay ( maybe Mrs ) as given by D. P. Butler January 30th 1855 '. Both the name of the patient, doctor and date in period hand writing. The title page further reads ' With references to those pages of " Phrenology Proved, Illustrated and Allied " in which will be found a full and correct delineation of the intellectual and moral character and manifestations of the above named individual '. The booklet by O.S. Fowler, Fowlers and Wells, Publishers No. 308 Broadway New York, 1855. On the reverse of the front cover a publishers insert has been glued which reads in part ' Fowlers, Wells & co. Phrenologists & Publishers '. Throughout the booklet hand written numbers appear in the margins of pages, these being the notes or readings of Dr. Butler of patient Francis Fay. A total of 28 pages which includes plates and a number of advertisements for Phrenological publications. There are also two full pages advertising publications on ' Hydropathy or, Water cure ' and ' Physiology, Mesmerism and Psychology '. The back cover with an advertisement for ' The American Phrenological Journal '. Measures 7 1/2" x 4 1/2" inches. Will be well packed and shipped first class within the United States, shipping outside the US is by Priority Mail Express International Flat Rate Envelope. This will provide you with a tracking number. Condition: Overall good condition. There are stains and foxing to covers and a number of the pages. In the top left corner of the front cover, and top right corner of the back cover where is a small tear along the spine. Appears to be some old stains from mold spores in a number of spots.