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HOGARTH, William (1697--1764)
The analysis of beauty. Written with a view of fixing the fluctuating ideas of taste. By William Hogarth. A new edition.
London: printed by W. Strahan, for Mrs. Hogarth, and sold by her at her house in Leicester-fields, 1772.
xxi, [3], 153, [3] p., II fold. pl. ; 27.4 cm. (4º)

First published in 1753. There are two variants of prelim. leaf b4: one as here, entitled 'Figures referred to in the Book' with an 'Advertisement' on the verso explaining how to locate the figures in the book; the other giving the title as 'Figures referr'd to ...' and without the explanation. Pages [154-5] contain a priced list of 'Prints Published by the Late W. Hogarth: Genuine Impressions of which are to be had of Mrs. Hogarth, ...'. ESTC t162624.

Binding C19th sprinkled calf, gilt-rule borders, gilt roll-tooled spine with Greek key motif, red spine-label.

Reference Number 2474


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