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Raphael’s The Pythoness of the East, no author stated [Robert Cross Smith?] pub. Foulsham, 1894. 212 pages, two leaves of advertisements. 12mo, covers with some grubbiness / marks, closed split to cloth of 1 1/2” where front cover meets spine darkened with areas of abrasion. Two pages at the front have perforations down the gutter; these are the cards to be used with the book and were meant to be removed, here, unusually still present. Cross Smith [1795-1832] was an English astrologer. After his death his almanac The Prophetic Messenger continued to be published as Raphael’s Ephemeris. A rare title. The book may be an English language reprint of The Oracle of Human Destiny of 1832 by Madame Le Normand [1772-1843] a professional fortune-teller in France.