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William Hogarth:
& Editions

Lifetime Editions

J. Hogarth Editions

Boydell Editions

Baldwin, Cradock
& Joy Editions

Comparing the
Later Editions:
Four Prints
of an Election

Plate I
Plate II
Plate III
Plate IV

Piracies & Copies
After Hogarth

Tim Bobbin:
Human Passions

James Gillray

The Golden Age
of the English

Books on
British Caricature

Books on
William Hogarth

Books on
James Gillray

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Baldwin, Cradock & Joy



Hogarth's plates were bought by the publisher Baldwin, Cradock and Joy at the Boydell sale in 1818.







1. Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of Painting in England, Volume IV, Chapter XX, 1786; Reprint by Alexander Murray, London, 1871

2. John Nichols, Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth, Third Edition,1785, p. iii; Facsimile by Cornmarket Press, London, 1971

Additional Sources

Ronald Paulson, Hogarth's Graphic Works, Third Revised Edition, The Print Room, London, 1989

Richard Vogler, Reading Hogarth, Introduction to Catalogue Exhibition, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, 1988


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