London, Cheapside; Pall Mall: J. N. Boydell | G. and W.Nicol, 1806.
Three Quarters Leather. Third Edition, Corrected. The artwork in small engraved plates of the influential satirist and book illustrator, William Hogarth, taken from his manuscript works, with detailed analysis and biographical essays by the editor, John Ireland. This edition complete in three volumes. With engraved title pages, frontispiece, and numerous engraved plates throughout. ~~Wear to the joints, surface loss to the corners of the boards, and spots of scuffing to the spine. Full calf with rules in gilt to the perimeters of the boards, and elaborately rolled in blind as well. Flat spines with greek key decorations in gilt. All edges marbled. With the armorial bookplates of Mary Montgomerie. One of a number of the Ireland editions.
Very Good binding.