1757 FABLES John Gay Illustrated Wootton Gravelot ART English Literature Poems. John Gay was an 18. Century English poet and opera composer best known for his masterpiece' The Beggar's Opera'. While he is most remembered for his music, he did publish a collection of fables in verse. This 1757 edition was published in London and contains impressive illustrations throughout by famed artists including William Kent, John Wootton, and Hubert Gravelot.Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes in 1 tome. 67 engravings, plus engraved frontispiece.
Provenance: Handwritten - Catharine Eleonora Hamilton, 1810. Binding: Leather; tight and secure. 8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13.5cm). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antiquarian_books" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.