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WALMSLEY, Edward (fl. 1821)
Physiognomical portraits. Prospectus of a new and interesting collection of portraits, from undoubted originals, engraved in the line manner, by the most eminent English artists, accompanied by concise biographical notices, in English and French.
London: printed for the proprietor, 1821.
6, [6] p. ; [1] pl. ; 17.5 cm. (8º)

With specimen proof plate of Michelangelo. Edward Walmsley's Physiognomical portraits was published in 2 volumes in 1824.

Copy Notes Attached to the lower cover is a letter of presentation to Soane dated Feb. 15, 1821 from the proprietor, Edward Walmsley. Upper cover inscribed in ink Mr Soane Esq.

Binding Original C19th brown printed paper wrappers reading 'Prospectus Of Physiognomical Portraits, 1821. Price Two Shillings.'.

Reference Number 3022


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