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FERRERS, EDMUND (1750?-1825) BUT NO AUTHOR GIVEN - CLAVIS HOGARTHIANA: or, Illustrations of Hogarth i.e. Hogarth illustrated from passages in authors he never read,and could not understand. The second edition, enlarged and corrected.

Title: CLAVIS HOGARTHIANA: or, Illustrations of Hogarth i.e. Hogarth illustrated from passages in authors he never read,and could not understand. The second edition, enlarged and corrected.
Description: London, Nichols, Son, and Bentley 2nd edition 1817 Frontispiece portrait of William Hogarth by T. Worlidge and engraved by T. Priscott. . Octavo blindstamped and gilt tan roan (edges worn spine label mostly chipped away). Frontis + Titlepage with Pheonix printer's mark + titlepage to first edition called "Illustrations of Hogarth" 3-72pp. Contents clean crisp and tight. *Hogarth's pictures are described but not shown and this second edition is much expanded and includes bibliographical references and excerpts from authors ranging from Aristotle to Plutarch to Jonson, Dryden and Pope, in both poetry and prose, most in English but many in Latin, some in Greek.

Keywords: poetry poems Hogarth art paintings

Price: GBP 19.00 = appr. US$ 27.13 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V74023

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