Fables. By The Late Mr. Gay. In Two Volumes. (Bound in One.)


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Two Volumes in One. Hardback, Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In full calf leather binding with maroon leather spine label lettered in gilt. Red speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Contemporary leather to spine, professionally relaid under original boards. Boards have chipped corners, bumped and darkened edges, with some light scratches and handling marks to faces. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Title and frontis darkened. Some occasional small handling marks and foxing spots to pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. 334pp. With frontis engraved and portrait vignette to title page. Illustrated with 67 B&W 1/2 page engravings. With decorative headings and tailpieces. The fables of John Gay, better known for The Beggar’s Opera. The book is in two parts with 50 fables in the first part and 16 in the second.

Title: Fables. By The Late Mr. Gay. In Two Volumes. (Bound in One.)

Author Name: GAY, JOHN:


Publisher: London, Printed by C. Hitch, L. Hawes, J. & R. Tonson &c &c... 1757:

Seller ID: 82153

Keywords: ENGLISH LITERATURE JOHN GAY, Fables, one volume, engravings, leather, Poetry, C. Hitch, L. Hawes, J. & R. Tonson, 1757, Illustrated, 67, B&W, engravings, The Beggar’s Opera