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November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender
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Gay, John (1685-1732) Fables, with a Life of the Author and Embellished with Seventy Plates.

$420$350
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Gay, John (1685-1732) Fables, with a Life of the Author and Embellished with Seventy Plates. London: for Stockdale, 1793.
Two large octavo volumes, illustrated with a total of sixty-eight engravings, including the frontispiece [twelve plates by William Blake (1757-1827)], bound in full uniform crushed olive-green morocco by Lloyd, Wallis, & Lloyd, a.e.g., spines sunned, joints slightly rubbed, a bit dry, contents good, 10 x 6 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

London, William Blake