Very Good. Item #5218
London: John Stockdale, 1813. Tall octavo; vii, 422pp. Marbled paper-covered boards with leather spine and corner tips. Blindstamped designs on spine with gilt lettering and rules. Marbled page edges. Descriptions of Hogarth's plates, but with no illustrations in this volume. Covers rubbed along edges, especially fore-edge of back cover, with some bumping to corners and spine ends and some general scratches and smudges. Very sparse foxing to pages, else unmarked. Binding is sound.
This copy from the library of author and columnist William Safire, with his bookplate on front pastedown.