Last edited by Mausida
Monday, July 27, 2020 | History

3 edition of Elegant edition of fables by John Gay found in the catalog.

Elegant edition of fables by John Gay

Elegant edition of fables by John Gay

Embelished [sic] with seventy engravings in two volumes. With the life of the author. ...

  • 129 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by published August 1st. 1796, by T. Heptinstall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 10600, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.,plate
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18377863M

Fables by John Gay, , Scolar P. edition, in English. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. Fables. by the Late Mr. Gay. the Fourth Edition. | The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the.

ON OFFER FOR AUCTION I HAVE A BOOK TITLED: FABLES by John Gay and with upwards of Embellishments. The book is printed by W. Davison, Bondgate Street, Alnwick. 1st edition EXAMPLE OF THE CONTENTS: The Lady and the Wasp The Tame Stag The Lion, The Fox and the Geese The Lion and the Cub The Rat-Catcher and the Cat The Owl and the Farmer Seller Rating: % positive. This is the biography page for John Gay. John Gay wrote a tragedy called 'The Captives', which was performed at Drury lane in January The Author also read it to the Princess of Wales. Impressed, she asked him to write some fables for her infant son, the Duke of Cumberland. In , after some delay in the preparation of the illustrations and plates by John Wootton the animal painter and.

  Fables by John Gay; 87 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Early works to , English Fables, Fables, Illustrations; People: Austin Dobson (), John Gay . Item Details. An edition in two volumes of Fables by John Gay, “with a Life of the Author and embellished with Seventy Plates.” This edition, printed for John Stockdale of London circa , is a reissue of Stockdale’s edition printed with the same plates—including the “” title page—but with the re-set text using a modern letter s in place of the original long s.


Share this book
You might also like
Agreement between the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and the Seminoles.

Agreement between the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and the Seminoles.

key

key

Textbook of endocrine surgery

Textbook of endocrine surgery

Laramie boomerang

Laramie boomerang

Television plays for writers

Television plays for writers

Microsoft Windows users guide for the Microsoft Windows operating system

Microsoft Windows users guide for the Microsoft Windows operating system

Holy Arbor, containing a body of divinity

Holy Arbor, containing a body of divinity

1978 census of agriculture, preliminary report, Brevard County, Fla.

1978 census of agriculture, preliminary report, Brevard County, Fla.

An [ eye] opener for Ontario electors

An [ eye] opener for Ontario electors

Bangladesh country paper.

Bangladesh country paper.

Island of Unst, Shetland

Island of Unst, Shetland

Four footed favourites

Four footed favourites

Aircraft and sea power

Aircraft and sea power

Understanding human communication

Understanding human communication

Cereal straw

Cereal straw

Elegant edition of fables by John Gay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elegant Edition Of Fables By John Gay, With The Life Of The Author [Gay, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Elegant Edition Of Fables By John Gay, With The Life Of The AuthorAuthor: John Gay. Elegant Edition of Fables by John Gay, with the Life of the Author: Gay, John: Books - or: John Gay.

Elegant edition of fables by John Gay, with the life of the author: : Gay, John: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: John Gay. About this Item: Stanhope Press for John Sharpe, Suttaby, Evance and Fox, Taylor, Hessey, London, Hardcover.

Condition: Good. Printed at the Stanhope Press. Neat edition featuring both volumes of Gay's fables, the second only appearingsix years after his death. John Gay, Book. Very Good.

Hardcover. A collection of the fables of John Gay, with sixty-seven fables in this volume. The fables include 'The Shepherd and the Philosopher', 'The Lady and the Wasp', 'The Universal Apparition', 'The Two Monkies', 'The Bull and the Mastiff', 'The Elephant and the Bookseller', and more.

Item Details. A collection of four books published circa the s. This collection features an edition of Fables by John Gay; With the Life of the Author, In One Volume Complete, “embelliſh’d with Seventy Elegant Engravings” and printed by J.

Davison of London for F. and J. Rivington, J. Walker, G. Wilkie et included are three assorted volumes from the Elegant Extracts. Fine edition of Gay's fables with beautiful illustrations Fables by John Gay with a life of the author, and embellished with a Plate to each Fable.

London, Printed by. Two volumes of Fables by John Gay () are prime examples (K G25 C). Title pages from the two volumes of John Gay’s works. Published in the first volume (printed by J. Tonson and J. Watts) contains an assortment of fables which were dedicated to Prince William Augustus (later Duke of Cumberland), third son of King George II.

Fables by John Gay, in two parts, to which are added fables by Edward Moore. Stereotype edition, according to the process of Firmin Didot.

Paris,in John Gay was born on J in Barnstaple, Devon, and died on the 4th of December, in London. He is an English poet and playwright. Edward Moore is a British writer, playwright and journalist born Ma in. Hardback with marbled paper covers, leather spine and corners, elaborate gilt decoration and lettering on spine, marbled end-papers, and gilt top edge to pages.

Edges and corners of covers worn, and faces slightly rubbed. Leather at top of spine torn, and at. Stockdale's elegant editions of both fabulists' works boast intricate copper engravings, one for each of Aesop's stories, as well as two title pages; and for 66 of Gay's 67 stories, as well as two title pages and plates for "The Shepherd and the Philosopher" and the biography of Gay.

Gay's Fables include 11 plates by William Blake. "Blake's. Two scarce early editions of John Gay's fables, including those published posthumously, in uniform full calf bindings.

Volume One is the fifth edition of Gay's original fables. Volume Two is the second edition of the fables posthumously published.

Bound by W. Nutt, with. About the Author John Gay was an English playwright and poet who is most famous for his satirical masterpiece The Beggar s Opera. Originally employed in the government, Gay turned to writing after losing his position following the death of Queen Anne in Author: John Gay, Dandi Palmer.

John Gay was an English poet and dramatist. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (), set to music by Johann Christoph Pepusch. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names/5(8).

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "The fables of John Gay: with biographical and critical introduction and bibliograhical appendix".

Fables By John Gay Printed In London For J. Tonson and J. Watts. The Volume is in Very Good Condition Disbound, with generally clean, amply margined leaves, with some mild toning to the margin and occasional faint foxing otherwise. The Volume is predominantly Complete With the beautiful ornamental head and tail pieces throughout.

lacking for leaf C 4 (page 9/10), with Page. John Gay, English poet and dramatist, chiefly remembered as the author of The Beggar’s Opera, a work distinguished by good-humoured satire and technical assurance. A member of an ancient but impoverished Devonshire family, Gay was educated at the free grammar school in.

The most noted edition of the Fables, with wood engravings by Thomas Bewick, appeared in Gay is now principally known as the author of 'The Beggar's Opera'. For some time his Fables had been just as popular, especially with the Victorians.

Gay completed a second volume of Fables in the year of his death in and they appeared in The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Gay (Gay, John, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Gay, John, The Beggar's Opera HTML at Renascence Editions. Fables: Two Volumes in one ( and ] by Gay, John. London: Scolar Press, Hardcover.

Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto. A very good copy in a custom-made glacine jacket for protection. Facsimile of the original from Brown cloth. Minimal edge wear. Illustrated. Fast shipping. AAB Book number E by Gay,John (), FABLES By JOHN GAY With the Life of the Author.

Embellish'd with seventy elegant engravings. In one volume complete, date Elegant edition of fables by John Gay: Embelished [sic] with seventy engravings in two volumes. With the life of the author.Editions for The Fables of John Gay Illustrated: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), X (Hardcover publ.