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 inspection of Thomas Holloway. Translated from the French by Henry Hunter.
Imprint London : John Murray [etc.], 1789-1798 [i.e. 1788-1799]

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Physical description 3 volumes : illustrations, plates, portraits ; (4to)
Note Issued in 41 parts, 1788-1799. Cf. New York. Public Library. The Arents collection of books in parts, New York,, 1957, p. 74
Inserted in v. 1 are "The English translator's preface" (dated Dec. 24, 1798, and signed: Henry Hunter) and an "Advertisement" by Henry Fuseli
"The translation and engravings were under the superintendence of ... H. Fuseli ... The engravings were executed by Thos. Holloway, Bartolozzi, Wm. Blake, and other eminent artists" - Lowndes, The bibliographer's manual of Eng. lit
According to the "Errata" (v. 3, p. [459]) "upwards of eight hundred" in the title is an error
"List of subscribers": v. 3, p. [447-456]
Translated from v. 1-3 of the French edition of Physiognomische Fragmente printed at The Hague in 1781-87. "The posthumous 4th vol. (1803) of the French ed. was never translated" - Bibliotheca Osleriana.
References ESTC T139902
Note Copy 1 Vol. 1 Note: With signature and MS. notes of Dawson Turner. Author's autograph note and receipt signed by Holloway inserted.
Author, etc. Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825.
Holloway, Thomas, 1748-1827.
Hunter, Henry, 1741-1802.
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Publication place England London
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