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FABLES. By the Late Mr. Gay. 2 volumes

By: Gay, John.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Tonson and Watts.: 1737

Edition: mixed printings

Seller ID: 000017238

Condition: Very good


Octavos. Full calf. Fifth edition of volume 1; 1st edition, 1738, of volume 2. Copper-plate engravings. Illustrated by Wm. Kent and John Wotton: Vol. 1; 50 plates + title page. Volume 2 illustrated by Hubert-Francois Gravelot; frontispiece, title page, 16 plates. Matching comtemporary panelled calf bindings, raised bands, morocco labels. Volume 2 has a couple of worm holes in first two leaves in top margin not affecting text or images and some scuffing at head of spine. ... View more info