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The Works of William Hogarth. A Series of Engravings on Steel by the First Artists; with Descriptions, pointing out Their Beauty, and a Comment on Their Moral Tendency, by the Rev. J. Trusler: with Anecdotes of the Author and His Works, by R. Hogarth, J. Ireland, Nichols and Others. Each Number Will Contain Four Very Highly-Finished Steel Engravings, and Will Be Accompanied by Descriptve Letter-Press. An Incomplete Set.

Hogarth, William

Published by London, New York. E. T. Brain & Co./ Burgess Stringer and Co. N.D. [1843Ð48], 1843
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Gadshill (Providence, RI, U.S.A.)

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About 80 pages of images and text. 4to. Approximately 10 Parts from the original set of 36 Parts issued every two weeks. Dated from the fact that Burgess, Stringer and Co. existed only 1843Ð48. Wonderful Hogarth images, engraved on steel. In crisp impressions on laid paper. The covers of the parts are in various conditions, some good + and some torn or chipped. A few issues have publisherÕs brochures inserted. Very suitable for matting and framing to make a handsome and decorative set of Hogarth engravings. Only a selection of parts. Covers often disbound with chipped spines and edges. Plates with mild toning of edges, rare mark and very modest foxing of edges of a few. Protected with tissue guards. Most, Very Good or better. In such a selection of parts,not all text is appropriate to the plates.Overall Good +. Individual parts, in blue printed paper wraps. Covers bordered and printed in red and black. Each part containing 4 plates and 4 pages of text. The India Proofs Edition (comprising the first impressions from the Plates). Bookseller Inventory # 10747

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Title: The Works of William Hogarth. A Series of ...

Publisher: London, New York. E. T. Brain & Co./ Burgess Stringer and Co. N.D. [1843Ð48]

Publication Date: 1843

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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