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Aphorisms on man: / translated by the Rev. John Caspar Lavater, citizen of Zuric, from the original manuscript [of 'Vermischte unphysiognomische Regeln', vol. 1, by Henry Fuseli, i.e. J.H. Fuessli].

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
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MDCCLXXXVIII [1788]
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London : Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Churchyard, MDCCLXXXVIII [1788]

Physical description

vi, 1 unnumbered leaf, 224 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; (8vo)

Notes

The engraved frontispiece is by William Blake after Fuseli and is lettered: Blake. Sc. Cf. Keynes, 101
Translated from German by Henry Fuseli. Cf. Bentley
"End of vol. I"--p. 224. No more published. A second volume of "Aphorisms on art" (by Fuseli?) promised in the translator's preface (p. vi) was printed, but the whole impression destroyed by fire. cf. Life and writings of Henry Fuseli, 1831, v. 1, p. 160
Motto on t.p.: "--è coelo descendit gnōthi seauton. Juv. Sat. IX" [Last two words of motto transliterated from Greek.]
Dedication "To Henry Fuseli, A.M": p. iii-iv
"Errata": leaf inserted after p. vi

References note

Keynes, G. Blake 101
Bentley, G.E. Blake books 480
ESTC T137188

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  • German


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