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Gay’s Fables.

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Gay’s Fables.

by GAY, JOHN

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  • Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. 12mo, contemporary red straight-grain morocco and marbled boards; spine gilt-lettered and ruled. Some foxing and browning but a very nice copy. The fables were originally written for William Duke of Cumberland, the dedicatee, by the English poet and playwright. Illustrated with frontispiece and five engraved plates. Rosenbach 365: "The prefatory poem (by a mother for her children) earns for this work the right to be included in a collection of books for children." S & S, 15090.. Morocco and Boards. Very Good.. 12mo.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2551
Title
Gay’s Fables.
Author
GAY, JOHN
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Mathew Carey
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1808
Keywords
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS & CHILDREN'S AMERICANA JUVENILE, ROSENBACH
Size
12mo

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]

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