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    [William Hogarth]. John Trusler. The Works of William Hogarth, in a Series of One Hundred and Fifty Steel Engravings, by the First Artists: with Descriptions and a Comment on Their Moral Tendency, in Two Volumes, by the Rev. John Trusler. To which are Added, Anecdotes of the Author and his Works, by J. Hogarth and J. Nichols, Vols. I & II. London: E. T. Brain & Co., [n.d., circa 1860]. Complete in two quarto volumes. Publisher's pictorial cloth with titles and decoration in gilt. All edges gilt. Spines leaning. Backstrip of volume one lacking (portions of which are laid in), backstrip of volume two sunned, split and peeling. Some sunning, soiling, rubbing and bumping to extremities. Both volumes with front and rear hinges cracked. Some foxing and toning scattered throughout. Each with owner's ink inscription. Good.

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