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dc.contributor.authorGay, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorBewick, Thomasen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorWith Cuts by T. Bewicke, of Newcastleen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T19:28:26Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T19:28:26Z
dc.date.issued1797en_US
dc.identifier.other4989 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/80586
dc.description.abstractHere is a curious book. Bodemann lists a first Bewick illustration of Gay published by Rivington et al in London in 1779 and reproduced in 1792 (#166.1). The catalogue goes on to describe a second Bewick illustration of Gay, published by Wilson & Spence in 1806 (#166.2). That description matches this book, except that the page size there seems slightly larger than the page size here. Thus we may have here an earlier printing of the book that Bodemann's associates found in only a later printing. The catalogue description mentions specifically the movement here to make the portion outside Bewick's ovals into fine ornaments that make the ensemble into a rectangle. This method contrasts with the simple lined rectangle that Bewick seems to have used earlier. The best and most typical of the illustrations here might be The Goat Without a Beard (73); The Man, the Cat, the Dog, and the Fly (197); and The Ravens, Sexton, and Earthworm (246). What a nice little treasure, still in good condition!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAvec Notes, Exercices et Leçons de Versification par Thomas Keenen_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherWilson Spence, and Mawman,en_US
dc.subject.lccPR3473.F3 1797en_US
dc.titleThe Fables of Mr. John Gay, Complete in Two Partsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationYork, [Eng.]en_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991005324929702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationGraham Carlisle, High Wycombe, UK through eBayen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: £ 49en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $91.43en_US
dc.date.acquired2004-03en_US
dc.date.printed1797en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.subject.local1John Gayen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1797


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