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Fables By The Late Mr. John Gay

Gay, John

Published by IMPRINT SOCIETY, 1970, 1970
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Illustrated with wood engravings by Gillian Tyler. Barre: Imprint Society, 1970. Large octavo, hardcover, cloth-backed pictorial boards, enclosed in a slip case. 234 pages, text set in Monotype Bembo and Caslon types, and printed letterpress in two colors on Imprint Wove paper. Designed by Roderick Stinehour and printed at the Stinehour Press. The sixty-six engravings by Gillian Tyler were printed directly from the blocks. Limited to 1,950 copies, signed by the artist. A very fine copy in a very good to fine slip case. A beautiful edition of the most successful collection of English fables ever written, still popular more than 250 years after they were first published. This edition contains a fascinating historical introduction in the Preface by Peter Tasch of Temple University. Bookseller Inventory # 3573

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Title: Fables By The Late Mr. John Gay

Publisher: IMPRINT SOCIETY, 1970

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Tyler, Gillian

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