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Aphorisms on man /
translated from the original manuscript of the Rev. John Caspar Lavater, citizen of Zuric.
edition
Second edition.
imprint
London : Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1789.
description
viii, 224 pages, 1 leaf of plates : illustrations ; 15 cm. (8vo)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
London : Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1789.
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E., Blake books, 480B
general note
A second volume of "Aphorisms on art" promised in the translator's preface (page viii) was printed, but the whole impression was destroyed by fire. Cf. Life and writings of Henry Fuseli, 1831, v. 1, p. 160.
The frontispiece was engraved by William Blake after Henry Fuseli.
Translated by Henry Fuseli.
local note
Victoria University Library copy: "Vol. I" has been erased from half-title page and end of last page.
catalogue key
5917616
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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