William Hogarth WORKS 2 Vol Set Thomas Clerk c.1810

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 02, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
This auction is for the c. 1810 - R Scholey ; London Two Volume hard cover printing of :
" The Works of William Hogarth ( Including the Analysis of Beauty ) "
" Elucidated By Descriptions, Critical, Moral, And Historical;
( Founded On the Most Approved Authorities )
To Which is Prefixed Some Account of His Life "
By Thomas Clerk
Printed in London in 1810.
Two Volumes Complete.
89 Plates throughout plus
1 illustration found in "Analysis of Beauty "
and there is 1 illustration found at the half title page...
91 Total Illustrations...
Both Volumes have been professionally rebound.
No idea when the books were restored - but this set came from
a collection that had been untouched for the last 20 years.
No markings or clues to who restored the set...
Measures : 6 x 9 1/2 inches
Condition :
Cover : There are a few scuffs in dark blue portions of each cover. Spines are Excellent+
Text : Marbled end papers. Hinges on each are Excellent.
The original end papers were saved and used when rebound.
Almost every illustration has it's original tissue guard in place...
The text is remarkably Not Foxed. No loose or missing pages...
Please note Photo #9 - there is a small dent in the fore edge of Volume 1.
There is a similar dent in the top edge of Volume 2
Also note in
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