GAY, John.

THE FABLES of Mr. John Gay. Complete in two parts….. With cuts by T. Bewicke, of Newcastle. 1797.
Author GAY, John.
Title THE FABLES of Mr. John Gay. Complete in two parts….. With cuts by T. Bewicke, of Newcastle.
Published York. Wilson, Spence, and Mawman. 1797.
Stock Code 10277
Description vi, [1], 252 pages. Frontispiece and 67 wood-engravings, plus 42 tail-pieces, including repeats. Recently rebound in quarter calf gilt over marbled boards with vellum tips. 18mo. Small piece lost from one blank margin; else a handsome copy of this edition, the first by this publisher and the first to include an additional three vignettes by Bewick, originally engraved for the T. Saint, Select Fables of 1784. This title was first published in 1779. Tattersfield TB2. 166.
£600.00