Essays on Physiognomy, Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind. Illustrated by more than Eight Hundred Engravings Accurately Copied; And Some Duplicates Added from Originals. Executed by, or Under the Direction of Thomas Holloway.

By: Lavater John Caspar [ Complete in 5 Volumes ]

Price: £850.00

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Complete 3 volume bound in 5. Books measure 34x29.cm. [36],281pp, xii,238pp, [6],239-444pp, xii,252pp, [6],253-437pp,[11],index & binders direction. 173 engraved plates 363 vignettes. Bound in full calf. Each volume rebacked, retaining the original boards, flat gilt bands, leather title labels. Boards rubbed on edgesand corners, with minor wear loss. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some moderate spotting,foxing or offsetting, heavier in places. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice well bound set.

Title: Essays on Physiognomy, Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind. Illustrated by more than Eight Hundred Engravings Accurately Copied; And Some Duplicates Added from Originals. Executed by, or Under the Direction of Thomas Holloway.

Author Name: Lavater John Caspar [ Complete in 5 Volumes ]

Categories: Arts, Art, Leather Bindings, Antiquarian,

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for John Murray: 1789

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

Size: Quarto

Seller ID: 099062

Keywords: Physiognomy