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fables of John Gay

John Gay

fables of John Gay

by John Gay

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Published by Routledge, Warne, & Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an original memoir, introduction, and annotations by Octavius Freire Owen.
ContributionsOwen, Octavius Freire.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 271p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17445369M

  Poems by the writer of The Beggar's Opera. John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the gossips, the opportunist politicians and many animals Pages: This is the biography page for John Gay. John Gay wrote a tragedy called 'The Captives', which was performed at Drury lane in January The Author also read it to the Princess of Wales. Impressed, she asked him to write some fables for her infant son, the Duke of Cumberland. In , after some delay in the preparation of the illustrations and plates by John Wootton the .

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The Fables of John Gay Illustrated. by John Gay, John Leighton, O. F. Owen, William Harvey, Richard Clay, James Burn & Company, Dalziel Brothers, G. Routledge & Co. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. The Fables of John Gay: Illustrated, with an Original Memoir, Introduction, and Annotations, John Gay. G. Routledge, - Fables, English - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.


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The Fables of John Gay Illustrated book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of /5(8).

Fables By John Gay Printed In London For John Stockdale with Twelve Plates by William Blake. The Volumes are in Very Good Condition rebound in half calf over marbled boards, with the spines divided into six gilt-stamped compartments by five gilt & raised bands, and with gilt leaf edges: externally the binding is new and show little scuffing.

Internally the leaves are generally. Fables By John Gay Printed In London For J. Tonson and J. Watts.

The Volume is in Very Good Condition Disbound, with generally clean, amply margined leaves, with some mild toning to the margin and occasional faint foxing otherwise. The Volume is predominantly Complete With the beautiful ornamental head and tail pieces throughout.

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Gay completed a second volume of Fables in the year of his death in and they appeared in These poems are much longer and 'mostly on subjects of a graver and more political turn’. John Gay was born in Barnstaple, Fables of John Gay book, and baptised on 16th, September He was the youngest child of William Gay and Katherine Hanmer.

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Full text of "The fables of John Gay: with biographical and critical introduction and bibliograhical appendix" See other formats. The story appeared as the final poem in the book of fables written by John Gay at the royal suggestion for the instruction of Prince William, Duke of Cumberland.

Soon after its publication inGay's hopes of Court preferment were disappointed and the story was put about by his friends that the fable had a personal application. Fables by Gay, John. Scolar Press, Facsimile Reprint. Hardback. Very good condition./Very good lightly edgeworn dust jacket.

‎This is a Fables charming and beautiful children book also known as fifty one fables in Verse or Fables of John Gay – It has gay's fables thence shall Nobility inspire Your bosom with her holy fire mpressing on your spirit all Her glorious and heroical.

Lovely first Stockdale editions of both Aesop’s and John Gay’s fables, beautifully printed and illustrated with fine copper engravings ( for Aesop, 70 for Gay)—two title pages and one engraving for each fable—by such notable British artists as Stothard, Clark, Chapman and Bromley, including 11 in Gay’s Fables by William Blake.

"Fables of John Gay" from John Gay. English poet and dramatist ().Pages: John Gay, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the fables of John Gay, with sixty-seven fables in this volume.

The fables include 'The Shepherd and the Philosopher', 'The Lady and the Wasp', 'The Universal Apparition', 'The Two Monkies', 'The Bull and the Mastiff', 'The Elephant and the Bookseller', and more. Fables by John Gay; 87 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Early works toEnglish Fables, Fables, Illustrations; People: Austin Dobson (), John Gay ().

Two volumes of Fables by John Gay () are prime examples (K G25 C). Title pages from the two volumes of John Gay’s works. Published in the first volume (printed by J. Tonson and J. Watts) contains an assortment of fables which were dedicated to Prince William Augustus (later Duke of Cumberland), third son of King George II.

John Gay, (born JBarnstaple, Devon, Eng.—died Dec. 4,London), English poet and dramatist, chiefly remembered as the author of The Beggar’s Opera, a work distinguished by good-humoured satire and technical assurance.

A member of an ancient but impoverished Devonshire family, Gay was educated at the free grammar school in Barnstaple.

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Fables of John Gay (Somewhat Altered) By. John Gay. John Benson Rose. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book. Read "Fables Of John Gay" by John Gay available from Rakuten : Gutenberg. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. A collection of the fables of John Gay, with sixty-seven fables in this volume.

The fables include 'The Shepherd and the Philosopher', 'The Lady and the Wasp', 'The Universal Apparition', 'The Two Monkies', 'The Bull and the Mastiff', 'The Elephant and the Bookseller', and more. "Fables, Volume 1 by John Gay, illustrated by Dandi Palmer" John Gay, better known for his Beggar's Opera, deserves to be equally well known for his satirical fables.

Suiting ages from older children to adult, the addition of stunning black and white illustrations by Dandi Palmer make this volume a must for any library shelf!Two scarce early editions of John Gay's fables, including those published posthumously, in uniform full calf bindings.

Volume One is the fifth edition of Gay's original fables. Volume Two is the second edition of the fables posthumously published. Bound by W. Nutt, with a bookbinder ink stamp to the front pastedown.