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    With Plates by William Hogarth

    [William Hogarth, illustrator]. Samuel Butler. Hudibras. [And]: [T. R. Nash]. Notes on Hudibras. London: T. Rickaby, 1793. One of 200 copies of both titles. Together, three quarto volumes. Approximately 11 x 8.5 inches. [xl], 317, [1, blank]; [ii], [319]-678, [1, errata], [1, blank], [viii, Index]; 495, [1, blank], [xviii, Index], [1, errata], [1, blank] pages. With three engraved title-pages with vignettes, two engraved portraits and fourteen engraved plates (twelve double-page plates by Hogarth and two by Ross). Bound in contemporary full calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, spines tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves. Joints and hinges cracking, spines chipped, binding worn and somewhat soiled, Hogarth plates had been removed and re-mounted at left margins (but are still quite bright), some wear and thumbsoiling to some leaves, a few notations in text, armorial bookplates. A good set.

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