1836. HOWARD, Henry. Item #79970
WALKER, Alexander. BEAUTY; ILLUSTRATED CHIEFLY BY AN ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFICATION OF BEAUTY IN WOMAN. Illustrated by Henry Howard. London: Effingham Wilson, 1836. First edition. xxiii +  + 395 pp. + 1 pp. publisher's advertisement. 8vo., ornate gilt spine with gilt leather spine label, boards recovered in white calf with gilt rules and dentelles. AEG, green ribbon marker, marbled endpapers with armorial bookplate. Foxing to edges of frontispiece and some plates, occasionally in text. Many of the tipped-in b/w plates are nudes, illustrated "from life." Aesthetics of the female, as seen by an anatomist and physiologist. Uncommon.