Century English poet and opera composer best known for his masterpiece The Beggars Opera. While he is most remembered for his music, he did publish a collection of fables in verse. This 1793 Stockdale edition was the first edition of Gays Fables and includes the famed Gay Monument frontispiece along with dozens of other illustrations, twelve of which are of William Blake. William Hartmann Woodin, a famous 19. Century American entrepreneur, known for his impact on railroad car industry.
London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes. I , iii-xi, , 225, . II , iii-vii, , 187, . Provenance: Bookplate William Hartmann Woodin.William Hartman Woodin (1868 1934) was a U. He served as the Secretary of Treasury under Franklin Roosevelt in 1933. Binding: Leather; tight & secure.
11in X 7.25in (28cm x 18.5cm). The item "1793 1ed Fables John Gay Illustrated William Blake ART English Literature Poems" is in sale since Tuesday, December 1, 2020.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antiquarian_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.