Hudibras 1726 w/ 4 W. Hogarth engravings Samuel Butler rare small pocket bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Poetry, Leather Book Bindings, Samuel Butler, English Civil War).
Hudibras, Volume 3 by Samuel Butler.
Published 1726, London by Francis Fayram.
424 pages. Text in English. Index at rear. With 4 copper engravings by William Hogarth, one of which is folding.
Period leather binding, raised bands, marbled end papers. Both covers detached, but text block remains clean, tight and sound. An odd volume, of interest primarily for the William Hogarth engravings.
Book displays a unique age patina, internally a nice example with clean paper and engraved plates..
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4" W.