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TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS

By: Gay, (John)

Price: $375.95

Publisher: London, Bernard Lintot: 1730

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21925

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


ENGLAND; Humor; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 vol. Gay, (John). Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London. London: Bernard Lintot, 1730. Third edition. 8vo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf; rubbed, rebacked. Moderate foxing to title page & front matter. Bound with: The What D'ye Call It: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce. London: Bernard Lintot, 1725. Fourth edition. . 8vo. Engraved frontis. Minor foxing & darkening to edges of front matter. 1 p. Adverts. Also bound with: The Shepherd's Week, i... View more info

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FABLES BY THE LATE MR. JOHN GAY [SIGNED BY ARTIST, SLIPCASE]

By: Gay, John

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Barre, MA, The Imprint Society: 1970

Seller ID: 36665

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


B/w and red; Fine copy in fine slipcase. 7 x11". View more info

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FABLES BY MR. JOHN GAY

By: Gay, John

Price: $46.95

Publisher: NY, White and Allen: ca1900

Seller ID: 33520

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16mo 6" - 7" tall; Becorative brown and gilt cloth over patterned boards. ND but circa late 1800's. Bookplate of Jospehine L Thompson, some scattered light foxing to front matter. View more info

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FABLES OF JOHN GAY (SOMEWHAT ALTERED) : AFFECTIONATELY PRESENTED TO MARGARET ROSE

By: John Benson Rose; John Gay

Price: $56.35

Publisher: Not Attributed, Printed By William Clowes & Sons: 1871

Seller ID: 36756

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


148 pages; Gay, John, -- 1685-1732 -- Adaptations -- Juvenile poetry. Fables, English. Children's poetry. 7.25 x 4.25". Frontispiece is a pasted down photograph of a young girl, presumably Margaret Rose.. By her uncle John Benson Rose ; for private circulation. Gilt ruled brown cloth. Text block edges dyed red. View more info

Image for THE BEGGAR'S OPERA. THE ONLY EDITION EXISTING WHICH IS FAITHFULLY MARKED WITH THE STAGE BUSINESS AND STAGE DIRECTIONS AS IT IS PERFORMED AT THE THEATRES ROYALE

THE BEGGAR'S OPERA. THE ONLY EDITION EXISTING WHICH IS FAITHFULLY MARKED WITH THE STAGE BUSINESS AND STAGE DIRECTIONS AS IT IS PERFORMED AT THE THEATRES ROYALE

By: John Gay

Price: $164.50

Publisher: Boston, Wells and Lilly: 1822

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 34868

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pagination: 71 pagesWidth: 3.75" Height: 5.75". First American edition of this famous work. (Evans 6673 ]. This printing is presumably Amer. Imprints 8805 (MeB only) , and is not in OCLA, which lists only a printing with an added N. Y. Imprint & "Oxberry's New English Drama No. 8" on the title page). In Fine blue clamshell box. View more info