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Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741–1801

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 engravings, accurately copied, and some duplicates added from originals, executed by or under the inspection of, Thomas Hollloway ; translated from the French by Henry Hunter, D.D., Minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall.

Additional Title(s):

Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe. English

London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 1810.
Physical Description:
3 volumes in 5 : illustrations ; 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BF843 .L38 1810+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Translation of: Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntniss und Menschenliebe.
Engravings by Philip Audinet, Inigo Barlow, Francesco Bartolozzi, William Blake, William Bromley, James Caldwell, Grignion, John Hall, Heath, Thomas Holloway, Howe, James Neagle, Rhodes, William Sharp, Anker Smith, Isaac Taylor, Paton Thomson, Thornwaite, Thomas Trotter, and Thomas Vivares; after Bartolozzi, Burney, Philippe de Champagne, Daniel Chodowiecki, Henry Fuseli, Hans Holbein, Le Brun, Angelica Kaufman, Godfrey Kneller, Pierre Mignard, Peter Paul Reubens, Schlutter, Benjamin West, and Anthony Van Dyke.
List of subscribers: volume 1, preliminary pages 11-20.
With engraved title page vignettes.
Directions to binder at end of volume 3 state that volumes 2 and 3 should each be in 2 parts.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled quarter red leather and red boards.
Subject Terms:
Characters and characteristics.
Engravings -- 1810.
Subscriber's lists -- England -- London -- 1810.
Hunter, Henry, 1741-1802, translator.
Bensley, Thomas, approximately 1760-1835, printer.
Stockdale, John, 1749?-1814, publisher.
Audinet, Philip, 1766-1837, engraver.
Barlow, Inigo, engraver.
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver.
Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver.
Bromley, William, 1769-1842, engraver.
Caldwall, James, 1739-1819, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Hall, John, 1739-1797, engraver.
Heath, James, 1757-1834, engraver.
Holloway, Thomas, 1748-1827, engraver.
Howe, engraver.
Neagle, James, 1760?-1822, engraver.
Rhodes, Richard, 1765-1838, engraver.
Sharp, William, 1749-1824, engraver.
Smith, Anker, 1759-1819, engraver.
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, engraver.
Thomson, Paton, approximately 1750-, engraver.
Thornwaite, J., 1740- engraver.
Trotter, Thomas, 1756-1803, engraver.
Vivarès, Thomas, approximately 1735-approximately 1810, engraver.
Burney, illustrator.
Champaigne, Philippe de, 1602-1674, illustrator.
Chodowiecki, Daniel, 1726-1801, illustrator.
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, illustrator.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543, illustrator.
Contat, Nicolas, 1717 or 1718-1768?, illustrator.
Kauffmann, Angelica, 1741-1807, illustrator.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, illustrator.
Mignard, Pierre, 1612-1695, illustrator.
Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640, illustrator.
Schlutter, illustrator.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, illustrator.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820, illustrator.

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