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Artist: HOGARTH, William.Engraved by COOK, T.

Hudibras

[TEN Excellent and most Diverting PRINTS; Taken from the Celebrated POEM of HUDIBRAS. Wrote by Mr. SAMUEL BUTLER. Exposing the Villany and Hypocricy of those TIMES. Invented and Engraved on Twelve COPPER PLATES, by William Hogarth.]

Hogarth Restored. The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth.. G.G. & I. Robinson. 1806 Stock Code: 57827
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Hudibras is a mock heroic narrative poem from the 17th century written by Samuel Butler.

The work is a satirical polemic upon Roundheads, Puritans, Presbyterians and many of the other factions involved in the English Civil War. The work was written in three parts in 1663, 1664 and 1678 although an unauthorised edition came out in 1662.

Ten prints are on five sheets - two prints on each sheet.

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Description

Copper Engraving. Uncoloured.

Illustrations

Very good condition. Some light staining to the margins though not affecting the image. Sheet size: 41.5 x 55.5 cm

Condition

Size: 36 x 54.5 cm. (14 x 21½ inches)

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