Title FABLES BY THE LATE JOHN GAY: In One Volume Complete
Book Condition Tiny, faint smudge to front, else fine, in russet cloth with printed spine label over illustrated boards; housed in a sturdy, illustrated paper-over-boards slipcase, which shows the residue from the removal of a spine label, but that is otherwise fine.
Edition First edition thus: one of 1950 numbered copies SIGNED by illustrator Tyler. Preface by Peter A. Tasch. Small quarto.
Publisher Barre, Massachusetts: Printed for the members of Imprint Society, (1970).
0876360029 / 9780876360026
Seller ID 46438.00
Both sets of verse fables penned by the 18th century British poet and dramatist, beautifully printed in black with red titles, and accompanied by 66 wood-engravings done by Gillian Lewis Tyler, printed in black or red. 234 pages, plus colophon. Superb.
Fables. Poetry. English Literature. Illustrated Books. Limited Editions. Signed.