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[Butler, Samuel]

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. Vol. I. [all; incomplete]

Printed by A. Reilly, Dublin. 1744, xxxvi, 399p., errata leaf, [14, index], nine copper-engraved plates, some folded, all plates in quite good condition. Calf spine panel present and holding (original cords and threads), very abraded, labels absent, boards lacking entirely. Textblock is sound but edgeworn, commences with title page (mild dust-soil), toned and intermittantly foxed signatures, terminates in a worn blank. Plates attributed to Hogarth; the uncredited artist drew essentially the same scene over and over, groups in which persons are being cudgelled. In one, a horse is goosed. Commendable chiaroscuro. Volume I only.

Cat.No: 174169

Price: $95.00

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