LAVATER, Johann Caspar.
Essays on physiognomy
designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind.
First English edition; three volumes bound in five, large 4to. (35.5 x 29 cm.); engraved titles, 174 engraved plates including portrait of George Washington, bookplate ( vol I only), subscriber's list, marbled endpapers, scattered spotting throughout mostly marginal, some minor offsetting; skilfully restored preserving the contemporary diced russia, gilt borders, spine gilt ruled and lettered, all edges gilt; -280; 4--238; -444; -252; 253-437 pp; overall an attractive copy.
Brunet III, 887; Welcome III, 458.