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Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay

Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay

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Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay

by Gay, John

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London: J. Tonson & J. Watts / J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox , 1728. Fables by Mr. Gay, Second Edition, 1728, and Fables by the late Mr. Gay, Third Edition, 1747. Vol. I, engraved title page, dedication page to William Duke of Cumberland, (4, Contents), (6, Introduction), 192 pp. Illustrated by Wm. Kent and John Wotton: Vol. 1; 50 plates + title page. Volume II, Engraved frontispiece and title page, (1, Advertisement), (4, Contents), 155 pp. illustrated by Hubert-Francois Gravelot; frontispiece, title page, 16 full page unnumbered plates. The 2nd and 3rd Editions, respectively, of Gay's Fables. Bound uniformly in contemporary calf, the small tickets of the period London bookseller R. Rothschild-Davidson at rear paste downs. Very Good, the joints fragile yet still holding, prior owner name in ink, the boards rubbed, titles dulled yet legible. toning at end papers, the plates are quite lovely. An unsophisticated and early set.. Second and Third Editions . Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
010173
Title
Fables by Mr. Gay & Fables by the late Mr. Gay
Author
Gay, John
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Second and Third Editions
Publisher
J. Tonson & J. Watts / J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1728
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Poetry; Eighteenth Century;

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