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2 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 8 x 5 inches. Full calf leather binding with raised and gilt banding to spines, red leather labels lettered in gilt, with gilt paneled boards. Red speckled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some wear to extremities; Corners bumped, edges rubbed, rubbing to spines with small nicks/chips to ends. Small cracks to hinges at ends of spine on v.1. Handling marks to boards, surface scuff to rear corner on v.1 and top and bottom of front board on v.2. Neat inscription to endpaper and title page “Dawson, 1833.” With later inscription “Widdes” to endpapers. Some minor handling marks else pages all very clean and tight. Plates clean and bright. Illustrated with 17 engraved plates (many folding) by William Hogarth, including an engraved frontis portrait of S. Butler by G. Vertue. 424 pp./ 446 pp., each vol. with long index. Grey (1688-1766), a learned antiquarian and strong churchman. Samuel Butler (1612- 1680), satirist.
Title: Hudibras, In Three Parts; Written in the Time of The Late Wars: Corrected and Amended. With Large Annotations, And a Preface by Zachary Grey. Adorn'd with a new Set of Cuts. The Second Edition.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch, G. Hawkins, C. Bathurst &c &c... 1764 (2nd.).:
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Seller ID: 82209
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