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Fables. In Two Parts

By: Gay, John, Mr.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Wenman 1784: 1784

Book number: 50070

Condition: Very Good


137, vii-viii, (2) pp. Contemporary full calf. Spine gilt with leather title label. Early armorial bookplate of Francis Enys of Truro to front pastedown. Frontis engraving. Two-page publisher's list at rear. Binding firm. VG condition. View more info

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Polly

By: Gay, Mr. [John Gay]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1923: 1923

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 5355

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 108 pp. Decorated blue cloth stamped in silver and black. No. 242 of 380 copies signed by the artist William Nicholson. Top edge gilt. Printed on hand-made paper. Spine slightly faded and worn at head & tail. Nine tissue-guarded tipped-in full page colour plates by William Nicholson. Short closed tear to frontispiece. Musical notation and head and tail-pieces. Some fading to the spine. View more info

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The Beggar's Opera : With the Ouverture in Score, The Songs, and the Basses, Engrav'd on Copper Plates (The Ouverture and Basses Compos'd by Dr. Pepusch)

By: Gay, Mr. [John Gay]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Jacob and Richard Tonson 1761: 1761

Book number: 55149

Condition: Very Good


(viii), 56, 46 pp. Dark brown half calf over brown cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Spine rubbed & gilt faded. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Lacks front endpaper. Scattered foxing. Title page trimmed and laid down. Vignette. With 46 plates of copper engraved music. Binding firm. View more info