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NICHOLS, John (1745--1826)
Biographical anecdotes of William Hogarth; with a catalogue of his works chronologically arranged; and occasional remarks. The second edition, enlarged and corrected.
London: printed by and for J. Nichols. 1782.
v, [1], 474, [2] p., add. engr. t.-pl. ; 21.0 cm. (8º)

The 'Advertisement To The Reader' signed and dated 'J. N. Nov. 1, 1782'. The first dated edition of 1781 was preceded by an undated edition of about the same date. In addition to the 1782 edition there was one of 1785. The added engraved title is dated 1 August 1782. With a final leaf advertising 'New Books published by J. Nichols'. ESTC t125514.

Copy Notes Bought from T. & W. Boone for 16s. on 31 March 1826. (Spiers Box). Verso of first front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil Collated.

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt roll-tool borders, gilt tooled spine with with patera and satyr motifs, black morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2475


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