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THE WORKS OF MR HOGARTH MORALIZED.
(Hogarth). Trusler, J.

THE WORKS OF MR HOGARTH MORALIZED.

J. Goodwin N.d. c.[1824].
New Ed. 4to. xv + 287pp. Engraved port. frontis. title-page, and numerous vignettes engraved by Richard Corbould & Thomas Dent. Marbled e.ps., contemporary half morocco with marbled boards, some wear to boards, gilt ruling and lettering to spine. John Trusler (17351820), Church of England clergyman and author. ... Trusler published a prodigious range of works on topics as diverse as medicine, farming, history, politeness, law, theology, travel, and gardening. In 1766 Jane Hogarth, the widow of the artist, employed Trusler to supply explanatory commentaries of the prints, and she herself sold the resulting Hogarth Moralized (1768). Trusler was an enthusiastic and fearless compiler of others' works, the most popular of which was his 'methodised and digested' version of Lord Chesterfield's Letters to his Son (1774), published as Principles of Politeness in 1775 ...
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