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Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In polished mottled full calf leather binding, lettering to red leather spine label, raised banding and gilt decorations and paneled boards. Marbled endpapers, yellow page edging. In very good condition. Slight fading to spine and label. Some minor rubbing to edges. Neat inscription to top of title page “Hill, London, 1861.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 359pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait.
Title: Plays Written By John Gay, Viz. The Captives, A Tragedy. The Beggar’s Opera. Polly, Achilles, The Distrss’d Wife, The Rehersal at Gotham. Prefixed an account of the life and writings of the author.
Publisher: London, W. Strahan, T. Lowndes, T. Caslon, W. Griffin &c &c... 1772:
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Seller ID: 81349
Keywords: POETRY GAY, JOHN: Poems On Several Occasions, In Two Volumes, W. Strahan, R. Horsfield, S. Crowder &c. &c..., 1775, Full calf leather bindings, Illustrated with 8 full-page engraved plates,