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GAY, John (1685 – 1732). Fables. By Mr. Gay. London: Printe...

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GAY, John (1685 – 1732). Fables. By Mr. Gay. London: Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts (V1), 1727/1738. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes in one-third smooth calf with corner tabs over marbled boards, with gilt-stamped spine labels. Engraved title pages; 51 engraved vignettes to V1 after designs by Wootoon and Kent, ornamental tailpieces; frontispiece and 16 plates after designs by Gravelot to V2. 4tos. Bookplates of Dr. Dawes and Evan Boddy. Title pages trimmed into upper margins, boards rubbed, minor scuffing to joints, scattered browning. Very good. Toole Stott 1273.Fable XLII, “The Jugglers,” features a handsome engraving of a woman seated at a table performing the Cups and Balls for a gathered audience.

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GAY, John (1685 – 1732). Fables. By Mr. Gay. London: Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts (V1), 1727/1738. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes in one-third smooth calf with corner tabs over marbled boards, with gilt-stamped spine labels. Engraved title pages; 51 engraved vignettes to V1 after designs by Wootoon and Kent, ornamental tailpieces; frontispiece and 16 plates after designs by Gravelot to V2. 4tos. Bookplates of Dr. Dawes and Evan Boddy. Title pages trimmed into upper margins, boards rubbed, minor scuffing to joints, scattered browning. Very good. Toole Stott 1273.Fable XLII, “The Jugglers,” features a handsome engraving of a woman seated at a table performing the Cups and Balls for a gathered audience.

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