Fables / by the late Mr Gay ; containing ... ; each fable is illustrated with a beautiful cut.

Author
Gay, John, 1685-1732 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Newcastle : [s.n.], Printed in this present year [ca. 1770]
Description
24 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 16 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Poetry [Browse]
Rare books genre
ChapbooksGreat Britain18th century [Browse]
Contained in
Multi-title collection including John Thompson's man, or, A short survey of the difficulties and disturbances that may attend a married life : to which are added some very extensive and most salutary observations thereon : with certain and approved rules for the choice of a wife .. and 25 other(s).
Notes
In verse.
With
No. 22 of 26 chapbooks in vol. marked: History book no. 2.
Binding note
Ex copy: In old plain calf, ca. 1800.
Contents
I. The miser and Plutus -- II. The peacock, the turkey , and the goose -- III. The philosopher and the pheasant -- IV. The shepherd's dog and the wolf -- V. The old hen and the cock -- VI. The setting dog and the partridge -- VII. The sick man and the angel -- VIII. The father and Jupiter -- IX. The hound and the huntsman -- X. The gardener and the hog -- XI. The fox at the point of death.
Provenance
Ex copy: Inscribed at end: M Angus and Son, printers, Newcastle.
Place name(s)
Great Britain England Newcastle upon Tyne.
Other title(s)
History book no. 2.
In
Multi-title collection including John Thompson's man, or, A short survey of the difficulties and disturbances that may attend a married life : to which are added some very extensive and most salutary observations thereon : with certain and approved rules for the choice of a wife .. and 25 other(s).
OCLC
664909180
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