Fables.

GAY, John.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Knapton
Date Published: 1747

Description: 2 vols., from two different editions, uniformly bound in cont. gilt green calf; a.e.g. Vol. 1: Title vignette and 51 superb copper engravings by W. Kent and J. Wootton. 194pp. 8vo. London: J. Tonson and J. Watts, 1729. Vol. 2: Frontis., title vignette and 16 fine copperplates by H. Gravelot. 155pp. 8vo. London: J. and P. Knapton, and T. Cox, 1747. The Third Edition. Very good.

Comments: Sixty-six fables by the famous English poet and playwright. "Apart from one or two later fables by Cowper and by Northcote, they are still, probably, the best that have been written in English verse...". CHEL IX 182. Lowndes 869-70.

Edition: Third
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 221948


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