Author Lavater, Johann Kaspar
Title The Pocket Lavater, or, The Science of Physiognomy
Publishing Location New York
Year 1817
Publisher Van Winkle & Wile
Edition
Number of Pages 140
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG
Notes
COMPLETE TITLE: The Pocket Lavater, or, The Science of Physiognomy: to which is added, An Inquiry into the Analogy existing between Brute and Human Physiognomy, from the Italian of Porta. Embellished with 44 Copperplate Heads.
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English version of Le Lavater portatif, ou Précis de l'art de connaître les hommes par les traits du visage [1808] (see), abridged version of L'art de connaître les hommes par la Physionomie (see), translation of Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe (see). The Comparison of Man with other Animals (pp. 99-140) consists of extracts from the second book of Della Porta's De humana physiognomonia (see), translated into English from the Italian version (Della fisionomia dell'uomo (see)).

LATER EDITIONS:
Second edition: New York, C. Wiley & Co., 1818.

Third edition: New Haven [Conn.], Baldwin & Treadway, 1829.

- Hartford, Andrus & Judd, 1832.
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- New York, N.C. Nafis, 1841.
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