Fables. With upwards of One Hundred Embellishments.

  • Gay, John
  • London: Printed for J. Booker [et al.] 1820

£75

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Description

24mo, pp. xii, 212. Wood-engraved vignettes throughout. Contemporary chestnut calf, boards blocked and ruled in gilt and blind, spine divided by raised bands and blocked in gilt, black label lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. A little foxing to several leaves. Somewhat rubbed, particularly spine. Armorial bookplates of Andrew Ritchie and Hamilton Andrew Hotson plus modern book label to front endpapers, pencil ownership inscription dated March 1942 to flyleaf.

Notes

Printed by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press.

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