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Essays on physiognomy : for the promotion of the knowledge and the love of mankind

Author: Johann Caspar Lavater; Thomas Holcroft; Johann Michael Armbruster; G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England)
Publisher: London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Essays on physiognomy.
London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]
(OCoLC)657141720
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Caspar Lavater; Thomas Holcroft; Johann Michael Armbruster; G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England)
OCLC Number: 1863033
Notes: Translated from the ed. by J.M. Armbruster.
Vol. 1: [5] p., p. vi, [3], 2-240 p., [95] leaves of plates in various numberings; v. 2: [7], 2-324 p., [113, i.e. 114?] leaves of plates in various numberings; v. 3: [8], 314, [10] p., [1], CL leaves of plates.
Signatures: v. 1, pi² a² B-Q⁸, 124 leaves; v. 2, [A]⁴ ( -A4) B-X⁸ Y², 165 leaves; v. 3, [A]⁴ B-X⁸ Y², 166 leaves.
Wove paper.
Includes index (v. 3 for all volumes).
LC copy imperfect: v. 2 wanting quire X (including leaf of plates?); p. [v]-vi of v. 1 bound out of order. Bookplate of John B. Stetson, Jr.
Description: 3 v. : ill., ports. (engravings) ; 24 cm (8vo)
Other Titles: Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe.
Responsibility: written in the German language by J.C. Lavater, and translated into English by Thomas Holcroft ; illustrated by three hundred and sixty engravings.

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