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Gay, John [Together with:] Aesop. Fables by John Gay [Together with:] The Fables of Aesop. London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. Together 4 volumes. First editions, polished calf thrice ruled in gilt, spine darkened with 6 compartments decoratively tooled with floral design and raised bands in gilt, morocco spine labels titled in gilt in two compartments, gilt dentelle turn-ins and edges, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Bound by Rivière and Son. Seventy copperplate engravings illustrated by William Blake in both Fables by John Gay and one hundred and twelve plates in The Fables of Aesop, engraved titles pages. Tall 8vo. Joints and top edge rubbed, missing spine label for Gay’s vol. I; labels chipped on both volumes of Aesop’s, endpapers and title foxed, lacking frontispieces.
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,500.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, October 18, 2019.
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