CLERK, Thomas

CLERK, Thomas. The Works of William Hogarth, (Including the ‘Analysis of Beauty’) Elucidated by Descriptions, Critical, Moral and Historical…in Two Volumes.

London: R. Scholey, 1810.

 

 

£ 800

 

 

 

8vo (25 x 14.5 cm). 2 volumes (1) 203 pp.; (2) 96 pp. plus [151] unnumbered. Additional engraved titles; 88 engraved plates with tissue guards, one or two loose. Minor spotting and foxing, including to some plates. Bookplates of Reginald Saumarez de Havilland (1850-1921) to front pastedown of both volumes. Contemporary half-morocco; gilt tooling; gilt lettering to spine; speckled edges; spines toned, extremities rubbed. Overall, a very good set.