Coverart for item
The Resource Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, By John Caspar Lavater ... ; 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

Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, By John Caspar Lavater ... ; 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

Label
Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind
Title
Essays on physiognomy
Title remainder
designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind
Statement of responsibility
By John Caspar Lavater ... ; 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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 3178
  • III, 458
Citation source
  • Osler, W. Bib. Osleriana
  • Wellcome cat. of printed books
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF843
LC item number
.L3 1789
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, By John Caspar Lavater ... ; 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title vignettes; v. 2, pt. 2, and v. 3. pt. 2 have half-title only
  • The original German version of this work was an expansion of the author's Von der Physiognomik (Leipzig, 1772) into: Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnes und Menschenliebe (1775-1778). Cf. Garrison and Morton (5th ed.), entry no. 154
  • "A trl. [i.e. translation] of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler, cited below
  • Includes index
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
3 v. in 5
Lccn
11021405
Note
  • Clark copy: Signatures: v. 1. [a]-d2, e1, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3Z2, 4A-4E2; v. 2, pt. 1. [a]-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3N2, 301; v. 2, pt. 2. 1 leaf unsigned, a2, 1 leaf unsigned, 3P-3Z2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5T2; v. 3, pt. 1. 2 leaves unsigned, a-b2, b-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3R2; v. 3, pt. 2. 1 leaf unsigned, a2, 3S-3Z2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5R2, 5S1, 5T-5X2.
  • Clark copy: Armorial book-plate of E. Bibl. Radcl.; book stamp of the Bodlian library. Bound, uncut, in half calf.
  • Biomed Rare copy 1: Bookplates of C.K. Ogden. Scored calf, stamped in gilt. Upper boards detached
  • Biomed Rare copy 2: Gift of Norman and Sivia Mann in memory of Mark David Mann, 31 December 1991. Less foxing of text and plates than in copy 1.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Bookplates of C.K. Ogden and Bacon Hickman. Calf, stamped in gilt.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02168413
  • ucoclc2168413
Label
Essays on physiognomy : designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind, By John Caspar Lavater ... ; 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
Publication
Note
  • Title vignettes; v. 2, pt. 2, and v. 3. pt. 2 have half-title only
  • The original German version of this work was an expansion of the author's Von der Physiognomik (Leipzig, 1772) into: Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnes und Menschenliebe (1775-1778). Cf. Garrison and Morton (5th ed.), entry no. 154
  • "A trl. [i.e. translation] of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler, cited below
  • Includes index
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
3 v. in 5
Lccn
11021405
Note
  • Clark copy: Signatures: v. 1. [a]-d2, e1, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3Z2, 4A-4E2; v. 2, pt. 1. [a]-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3N2, 301; v. 2, pt. 2. 1 leaf unsigned, a2, 1 leaf unsigned, 3P-3Z2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5T2; v. 3, pt. 1. 2 leaves unsigned, a-b2, b-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Zz2, 3A-3R2; v. 3, pt. 2. 1 leaf unsigned, a2, 3S-3Z2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5R2, 5S1, 5T-5X2.
  • Clark copy: Armorial book-plate of E. Bibl. Radcl.; book stamp of the Bodlian library. Bound, uncut, in half calf.
  • Biomed Rare copy 1: Bookplates of C.K. Ogden. Scored calf, stamped in gilt. Upper boards detached
  • Biomed Rare copy 2: Gift of Norman and Sivia Mann in memory of Mark David Mann, 31 December 1991. Less foxing of text and plates than in copy 1.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Bookplates of C.K. Ogden and Bacon Hickman. Calf, stamped in gilt.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02168413
  • ucoclc2168413

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
    280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
  • Powell LibraryBorrow it
    120S Election Walk, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1450, US
    34.0716126 -118.4421809
  • Science and Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    8270 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-9810, US
    34.068987 -118.442659
  • UCLA LibraryBorrow it
    Los Angeles, CA, US
  • UCLA Library Special CollectionsBorrow it
    A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
Processing Feedback ...