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. Vol. I[-II]
- Additional Title(s):
- London : E.T. Brain & Co., 88 Fleet Street, and at New-York, [1849?]
- Physical Description:
- 2 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsND497.H7 A4 1833B+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Originally published in parts starting in 1847; the completed first volume was offered in newspaper advertisements 31 March 1849.
Added engraved title page.
Each illustration accompanied by tissue guard.
An expanded edition of the 1833 Jones & Co. publication of the same name, re-use of the 107 plates with the addition of 43 new plates. Some of the re-used plates retain the earlier imprint statement "Jones & Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, London"; on other plates the imprint has been burnished and replaced with "London E.T. Brain & Co, 88 Fleet St." Still other plates lack any imprint statement.
Illustrations by John Moore, Timothy Stansfield Engleheart, Cosmo Armstrong, William Henry Worthington, Henry Adlard, Thomas Phillibrown, William Radclyffe, H. Fernell, George Presbury, A. Wright, F. F. Walker, Samuel Davenport, James Stubbs, Ebenezer Stalker, James Mollison, T. W. Shaw, Benjamin Holl, Edward Smith, E. Jordan, Andrew Duncan, F. F. Walker, William Chevalier, E. Chavane, John Romney, Charles Motram, T. E. Nicholson, R. Page, J. Garner and Joseph Mansell; after W. Hogarth.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 25, 897
Nineteenth century short title catalogue, 2T18968
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gold- and blind-stamped maroon morocco.
- Subject Terms:
- Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
- Steel engravings.
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