Hudibras, in Three Parts; Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended with Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey. Samuel Butler.
Hudibras, in Three Parts; Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended with Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey
Hudibras, in Three Parts; Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended with Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey
Hudibras, in Three Parts; Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended with Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey

Hudibras, in Three Parts; Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended with Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey

London: C. Hitch, 1764. Hogarth, William. Hardcover. "Printed for C. Hitch, G. Hawkins, C. Bathurst, J. Tonson, J. Worral, R. Baldwin, T. Longman, J. Bathoe, C. Corbett, T. Lownds, G. Kearsly, T. Becket, W. Nichol, and M. Richardson." 2nd edition. 2 v.: ([2], xiv, xxxvi, 424, [16] p.; [2], 446, [24] p.): frontispiece, and 15 additional leaves of plates (some folded); 22 cm. 19th-century half calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Red leather labels in the second compartment of each volume with gilt-tooled title "Butler's Hudibras." Gilt-tooled volume number in third compartment of each volume. Marbled paper over boards. All page edges red. Marbled endpaper. Frontispiece portrait of Samuel Butler in vol. 1 engraved by G. Vertue. Small green bookdealer's label on front fixed endpaper of each volume for S & T Gilbert Booksellers, London. In verse. Plates by William Hogarth. Includes indexes. Former owner inscription at foot of both title pages: "Thomas Robinson 1845." Former owner inscription on blank leaf following both front free endpapers: "Lotta Wheeler Poritz March 1930." In Very Good Condition: edges and boards somewhat rubbed; upper corner of front board of vol. 1 scraped; both back boards have small scrapes; occasional foxing; otherwise pages and plates are clean and bright. Very Good. Item #001284

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