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Hogarth on high life : the Marriage à la mode series: PB 457-2003

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Hogarth on high life : the Marriage à la mode series


Author: Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph
Editor: Wensinger, Arthur S.
Editor: Coley, W. B.
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Compositor: Connecticut Printers, Inc.
Printer: Meriden Gravure Company
Binder (person): Russell-Rutter Company



From George Christoph Lichtenberg's commentaries ; translated and edited by Arthur S. Wensinger with W.B. Coley.

Translation of pt. 4 of the author's Ausführliche Erklärung der Hogarthischen Kupferstiche

Appendices (p. 115-147): I. Lichtenberg on the Hogarth commentaries: extracts from certain of his letters.--II. Jean-André Rouquet's Explanation of the prints entitled Marriage à la mode.--III. Marriage a-la-mode: an humorous tale, in six cantos in hudibrastic verse.

Lii, 150 p., [6] fold. plates : ill ; 39 cm

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  • Middletown

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1970


"... composed in Baskerville and Caslon types by Connecticut Printers, Inc., and printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. The binding was by Russell-Rutter Co., Inc. ... Designed by Raymond M. Grimaila."--Colophon. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver on spine with title. Issued in slipcase.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 457-2003
Primary reference Number: 98479
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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