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Title: Over De Physiognomie
Description: Amsterdam, Joh.Allart. 1781, First Dutch. 1/2 Vellum with Vellum Corners, 8vo -. Book, 4 Vols. I-(xx), 16 (list of subscribers), 357, [2]; II-(viii), 342, [1]; III-(vi), 347; [1], IV- 435, [[20]pp.4 engraved title-vignettes,[a variation in Vol. IV] (Vol. 1: 12 full-page engravings and 80 plates in text; vol. 2: 13, 89; vol. 3: 13, 77; vol. 4: 3, 134). XX, 16, 357, (2); VIII, 342, (1); VI, 347, (1); (6), 435, (20) pp. Original edition (except for vol. 1, the only vol. that was re-published in 1784 as 'second edition') of the Dutch translation by Johan W. van Haar , errata leaf[2pp],extensive register [20 pp. in 2 columns] at the end of Vol. IV. The original German edition appeared also in 4 vols. with the title :"Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe", Leipzig, 1775-1778. Later 1/2 vellum, with vellum cornerpieces, marbled boards. A fine, clean, copy off a scarce book. Very Good.

Keywords: Lavater. Physiognomie.

Price: EUR 725.00 = appr. US$ 787.96 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 3137

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