Phrenology Pseudo-Science Lavater Gall c.1880 lovely leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Phrenology, Pseudoscience, Lavater, Gall, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings).
Physiognomonie et Prenologie, by Lavater, Gall, and Ysabeau.
Published c. 1880, Paris by Garnier Freres.
282 pages. Text in French.
Contains 150 small line drawing portrait illustrations throughout.
Period 1/4 leather binding, raised bands, gilt and embossed decorated compartments, marbled covers.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 3/8" H x 4 7/8" W.