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Hogarth's complete works 1 edition

Hogarth's complete works
William Hogarth

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Hogarth's complete works.

Published 1860 by H. Fowkes, International Pub. Co. in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Cover title.

At head of title: The original.

Issued in 38 parts.

In 2 vols. (302 p.)

On back cover of each pt.: The original family Hogarth : with one hundred and fifty-seven engravings, biography, critical essays, etc. ...

Title page and preliminary matter (incl. p. 165-[168]) to vol. 2 bound at end of pt. 38; t.p. reads: Original edition. The complete works of William Hogarth : in a series of one hundred and fifty-seven engravings, from the original pictures, including many of the author's minor pieces, not in any other edition, with descriptions and comments on their moral tendency / by John Trusler ; accompanied with the complete life and numerous anecdotes of the author and his works, by J. Hogarth, Ireland and others ...

Most plates originally "published by Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme", 1806-1809; "Masquerade at Somerset House" and "From an original sketch communicated by Messrs. Boydell" originally published by Jones.

Also published with title: The works of William Hogarth : consisting of one hundred and forty-eight engravings, including many of the author's minor pieces, not in any other edition / engraved in the best style by Cooke and Davenport ...

Parts 3-10 and 12 have front covers numbered 2-9 and 11 respectively; pts. 17, 20, 23, 27, 29 and 38 without front cover; pts. 17 and 27 without back cover; front cover to pt. 37 mutilated; front cover only for pts. 13, 18, 22, 25 and 33.

Each part includes 4 plates and text; plate and text rarely coincide.

In box.

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The original family Hogarth, The complete works of William Hogarth

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