Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

PHYSIOGNOMY -- LAVATER, J.C. Over de physiognomie. Amst., Allart, 1781-84. 4 vols. W. 4 ti.-vign., (3 identical), 1 engr. portr. of the author, 41 full-p. engr. & 382 smaller engr. in the text, incl. sev. silhouets. Cont. hcf. extra w. dec. gilt backs & red labels. (W. stamps on free endpapers).

Vol. 1 in 2nd ed. - The very charming engravings are skillfully executed by J. R. Schillenberg, R. Brichet, a.m.o. The text was selected by Lavater himself from parts of the monumental German first edition, and translated into Dutch by J.W. v.d. Haar. - Fine set. BMN II, 39.

€ 200

result € 160

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