Beauty: illustrated chiefly by an analysis and classification of beauty…

~ Beauty: illustrated chiefly by an analysis and classification of beauty in woman. Preceded by a critical view of the general hypotheses respecting beauty, by Hume, Hogarth, Burke, Knight, Alison, etc. and followed by a similar view of the hypotheses of beauty in sculpture and painting, by Leonardo da Vinci, Winckelmann, Mengs, Bossi, etc. / by Alexander Walker; illustrated by drawings from life by Henry Howard; drawn in stone by M. Gauci & R.J. Lane. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1846.

8vo (252 x 160 mm.), pp. xxiii, 395. 23 lithographed plates, on india paper, mounted. Old light waterstain to frontispiece.Contemporary calf, rebacked, new endpapers.

Second edition, revised.

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