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Lavater's Zur Beforderung der Menschenkenntniss und Menschenliebe. Vervollstandigte neue Auflage der verkurzt herausgegebenen Physiognomischen Fragmente. (Im Einverstandnisse mit dem Verleger).

By: LAVATER, Johann Caspar (1741-1801).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Vienna:, J. P. Sollinger, 1829.: 1829

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M13018


4 volumes. 8vo. [iv], 164; [ii], 157; [ii], 189; [ii], 199 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author, 119 + 1 [unnumbered] [i.e. =120] engraved plates [30 + 30 + 30 + 29 + 1 pl.]. Original full German black paste paper over boards, manuscript title on 3 spine labels; rubbed. Ownership signatures of M. Gmelin and Hamilton Osgood, M.D., inscribed to [his daughter] Gretchen [Osgood] Warren, "with love." Abridged version of the 1775-1778 edition in 4 volumes. With about 600 images on nearly 120 plates, with notable portraits including Samuel Johnson, Sterne, Samuel Clarke, Voltaire, Goethe,... View more info