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The Resource 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 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, D.D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall

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 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, D.D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall

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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, citizen of Zurich, and minister of the Gospel ; 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, D.D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • p. 283, no. 3178
  • III, 458
  • T139902
  • 9:102
Citation source
  • Osler, W. Bibliotheca Osleriana
  • Catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library
  • English short title catalogue
  • William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Dictionary catalog of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
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1741-1801
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lavater, Johann Caspar
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
BF843
LC item number
.L3 1789
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1748-1827
  • 1741-1802
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holloway, Thomas
  • Hunter, Henry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physiognomy
  • Physiognomy
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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 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, D.D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall
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Publication
Note
  • "A translation of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler
  • Vols. 2 and 3, dated 1792 and 1798 respectively, are each in two parts
  • Title vignettes
  • Vol. 2, pt. 2, and v. 3, pt. 2 have half-title only
  • Includes index
  • With a list of subscribers in v.1
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm02168413
Dimensions
36 cm (fol.)
Extent
3 volumes in 5
Lccn
11021405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)2168413
Label
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 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, D.D., minister of the Scots Church, London-Wall
Publication
Note
  • "A translation of the materially altered French version (La Haye, 1781-7) published by Lavater as his 3rd recension" according to Osler
  • Vols. 2 and 3, dated 1792 and 1798 respectively, are each in two parts
  • Title vignettes
  • Vol. 2, pt. 2, and v. 3, pt. 2 have half-title only
  • Includes index
  • With a list of subscribers in v.1
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm02168413
Dimensions
36 cm (fol.)
Extent
3 volumes in 5
Lccn
11021405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)2168413

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