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Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind /
by John Caspar Lavater, citizen of Zurich, and minister of the Gospel ; illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals, executed by, or under the inspection of, Thomas Holloway ; translated from the French by Henry Hunter, D. D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall.
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London : Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789-1798.
description
3 volumes in 5 : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits.
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London : Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789-1798.
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E., Blake books, 481A
Osler, W. Bib. Osleriana, p. 283, no. 3178
general note
"A translation of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler cited below.
Four of the engravings in volume I are by William Blake.
Includes index.
The two parts of volumes II and III are bound separately, but are continuously paginated, and the second Parts do not have separate title-pages.
Volume 3 has imprint: London: Printed for Murray and Highley ...; H. Hunter ...; and T. Holloway ..., 1798.
local note
Fisher copy 1 : With the bookplates of John Coakley Lettsom and Francis Frederick Fox [Franks 11145].
Fisher copy 2: with the armorial bookplate of George Noble Turner.
catalogue key
3682056
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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