The Poetical Works of John Gay

GAY, John

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Title continues: "Including His Fables. In Three Volumes. With the Life of the Author. From the Royal Quarto Edition of 1720." Contains: Rural Sports, Trivia, The Fan, Shepherd's Week, Acis and Galatea, fables, epistles, tales, eclogues, songs and ballads, elegies, and miscellanies.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: At the Apollo Press, by the Martins
  • Edition: Bell's second edition
  • Date Published: 1784
  • Place Published: Edinburg
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library - good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Bell's Edition. The Poets of Great Britain Complete From Chaucer to Churchill. 3 vols.: xviii, 19-179, [1]; 208; 188 p. 13 cm. Engraved frontispiece portrait states Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London September 16th, 1777. Three different engraved title pages, printed at same, dated Septr. 16th, September 22d, and Octr. 5th 1777. Tree calf with gilt trim. Bell's Poets Books 80-82. Front pastedowns have bookplates for Douglas of Cavers, reference labels and tiny ink notations. Vol. II has 2 missing spine labels while vol. III has one missing.

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