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John Gay

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ISBN 10: 0876360029 / ISBN 13: 9780876360026
Published by Printed for the members of Imprint Society, US, 1970
Condition: Very Good Plus
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Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Binding is square and tight. Boards are clean. Text block is clean. Top edge gilt. Slip case has light overall soiling, moderate wear to edges and corners. Bookseller Inventory # 17514

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Publisher: Printed for the members of Imprint Society, US

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover-slipcase

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: Limited edition

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Printed in an edition limited to 1950 by the Stinehour Press in Lunenburg VT. There are sixty-six wood-engravings by Gilliam Lewis Tyler , who also signed the colophon page. This is the third book of the Imprint Society. An invoice for the book is loosely laid-in. Fables have long been teaching tools. In this instance, Gay is using the tales to depict the ideal gentleman. They affirm the virtures which the eighteenth-century gentleman should embody, and ward against the vices he was to shun. x , xix, iii , 234, 4 pages. half-cloth, paper-covered boards, slipcase. tall 8vo..

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