30 April 2008
HOGARTH, William (1697-1764). The Works ... from the original plates restored by James Heath ... to which are prefixed a biographical essay... and explanations... of the plates by John Nichols. London: J. Nichols and Son for Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1822.
Large 2° (656 x 480mm). 118 leaves of plates after Hogarth. (Preliminaries slightly spotted.) Contemporary half russia, spine tooled in gilt and blind (upper joint cracked and loose, lower joint cracking, inner hinges strengthened with tape, corners repaired). A GOOD SET. The 118 leaves show 154 subjects on 151 plates, and includes Rake's Progess, Marriage à la Mode, etc.
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