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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. Bethnal Green Road; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1792
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3 volumes in 5 : illustrations ; 35 cm.
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London : Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D. D. Bethnal Green Road; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1792
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E., Blake books, 481B
general note
"Advertisement" by Henry Fuseli.
English translator's preface dated, 1798.
Includes index.
Of the illustrations 256 are unsigned. The rest are engraved by Tho. Holloway, James Neagle, Anker Smith, Thornthwaite, John Hall, T. Trotter, Will'm Sharp, Grignion, J. Hogg, Wm. Bromley, Barlow, Home, Larkin How, Jas. Caldwall, Heath, Rhodes, Audinet, Vivares, J. Corner, Paton Thomson/Thompson, T. Berigo, Isaac Taylor, Jun. or Isaac Taylor after illustrations by D. Chodowiecki, Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Vandyke, Champagne, Schmuzer, Fuseli, Le Brun, Schlutter, P. Mignar, Wocher, Raphael, Cozens, J. Brown, Benj'n West, Burney, Poussin, T. Lawrence, G. Kneller, Holbein, Bartolozzi, G. Fred Koehler, Stuart, or Pichle.
One full-size plate and 3 vignettes are engraved by William Blake.
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.
Twenty of the illustrations are after H. Fuseli.
local note
Victoria University Library volumes have heraldic bookplate of L.E. Holden; embossed on title-pages and randomly throughout by the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland.
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9295547

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