Lot 609

William Hogarth, Hudibras' First Adventure - 12 illustrations

Estimate: $600 - $900

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(British, 1697-1764)

from the third state, 1822 large folio edition, Hudibras’s First Adventure for Samuel Butler's Hudibras: includes Catechized, Triumphant, Tribulation, His Praising Worth The Manner How He Sally’d forth, Vanquished by Trussa, Beats Sidrophel and his man Whacum, The Lawyer, Frontispiece and its Explanation, Encounters the Skimmington, Burning the Rumps at Temple Barr, The Committee, engraving and etching, largest plate 11-1/2 x 20 in.; matching black and gilt wood print frames, 16-3/4 x 23 x 1/2 in.

Provenance: Montague Family Collection from Toddsbury, Gloucester County, Virginia


small plates trimmed, loose, foxing, toning, printing creases, water stains; frames with abrasions

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Montague Family Collection from Toddsbury, Gloucester County, Virginia