FABLES by the late Mr Gay. In one volume complete.
Newcastle: T. Saint, W. Charnley, and J. Whitfield and Co, 1779. Engraved frontispiece; viii, , 10-252pp. With 67 wood-engravings of the fables and 35 wood-engraved vignettes by Thomas Bewick. Octavo. Recently finely rebound in full sheep gilt. Book label of John Wood, Junior of Bishop Auckland, retained. First edition illustrated by Thomas Bewick. Occasional soiling and staining; some old folds in corners; slight offsetting from frontispiece on to title; ownership inscription on contents page; the words 'Admiration is a valuable thing' on the blank rector of the frontispiece; else a very good copy of this rare work. Tattersfield TB 2.163.