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The Works of W. Hogarth-Two Volumes

HOGARTH, William.  THE WORKS OF....  Two volumes.

London: 1822. Elephant folios (26 x 20 inches). Quarter-calf. viii, 42 pages, 155 engravings on 119 leaves, complete.

A handsome edition of Hogarth's works compiled from the original engravings which had been restored by James Heath, the whole edited by John Nichols, who also wrote a biographical sketch of the artist.  The engravings are on fine, thick art paper and were done by Benjamin Smith.  Many of the engravings are collected here for the first time.