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Fables

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Fables

By John Gay


Illustrated by an engraved title vignette and 50 engraved headpieces designed by Kent and Wootton, engraved by Fourdrinier and Van der Gucht, and illustrating each of the 50 fables.  The full title reads as follows: "Fables. / By Mr. Gay. / London: / Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts. …

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Early Modern18th centuryAugustanHanoverianPoetryFablesEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryCanonical First EditionsWilliam Kent


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