Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, from Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints in the Possession of Samuel Ireland. William Hogarth, Samuel Ireland.

Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, from Pictures, Drawings, and Scarce Prints in the Possession of Samuel Ireland.

London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. First edition. Hardcover. An early collection of the works of Hogarth, with many of the engravings made by Samuel Ireland (1744 - 1800), based on items from Ireland's personal collection. Ireland was himself an accomplished artist, writing and illustration "A Picturesque Tour Through Holland, Brabant, & c", and "The Picturesque Beauties of the Rivers Thames and Medway." Prints include a wide range of subjects: portraits, shop bills, coat of arms, funeral tickets, allegorical scenes caricatures, etc. 4to, xvi,183pp, with 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding. With a half-title. A second volume was published in 1799. Original full brown calf, gilt title at red spine label (slightly chipped). Covers, spine rubbed, outer hinge cracked but firm; internally, very good. OCLC: 228755828. Item #18368

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