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Aphorisms on man /
translated from the original manuscript of the Rev. John Caspar Lavater, citizen of Zuric.
edition
Third edition.
imprint
London : Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1794.
description
viii, 224 pages, 1 leaf of plates : illustration ; 15 cm (8vo)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
London : Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1794.
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E., Blake books, 480C
general note
A second volume of "aphorisms on art" (by Fuseli?) promised in the translator's preface (page viii) was printed, but the whole impression destroyed by fire. cf. Life and writings of Henry Fuseli, 1831, v. 1, p. 160.
Frontispiece engraved by William Blake.
Translation by Henry Fuseli of Vermischte Unphysiognomische Regeln zur Selbst- und Menschenkenntniss.
local note
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library copy with the bookplate of Jasper Peck.
catalogue key
3656738
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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