Fables by John Gay, with a life of the author, and embellished with a plate to each fable.
RA Collection: Book
London :: Printed by Darton & Harvey, for F. & C. Rivington, B & B. White, T. Longman, B. Law & Son, ... [and 14 others in London],, 1793
, xvi, 256 p., engr. t.-pl.,  engr. pl. (=  ill.) ; 8º
One of two settings with the same titlepage. In this setting the last line of text on A2r ends 'not known.', catchword: 'The'; and Q3 is signed.
The titlepage is engraved and not part of gathering A.
This is in effect a piracy of the celebrated Stockdale edition of 1793.
Front free end-paper inscribed in ink: William S Davis / 1852.
Early 19th-century mottled calf, missing spine label.
Name as Subject