The Fables of Mr. John Gay: Complete in two parts ... With cuts by T. Bewick of Newcastle. John Gay.
The Fables of Mr. John Gay: Complete in two parts ... With cuts by T. Bewick of Newcastle.

The Fables of Mr. John Gay: Complete in two parts ... With cuts by T. Bewick of Newcastle.

1806. York : Printed by and for T. Wilson and R. Spence, High-Ousegate, 1806.

Sm. 8vo, 252 pp. Wood-engraved frontispiece and head and tailpieces throughout. Half red morocco, marbled boards, a little browned and occasional inoffensive staining throughout, small paper repairs to margin of S4 and S5.

§ First edition thus, paper watermarked 1804 as the Huntington copy, and the first edition to spell Bewick's name correctly. This little edition is quite charming. Hugo 215. See Tattersfield TB 2.166. Item #122940

Price: $375.00

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