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Title: Poems By John Gay : The Abbey Classics
Description: London, United Kingdom, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent &co. 1910, Re-Issue. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Ill.: Travers, Martin. Not Dated c1910. "John Gay (1685 - 1732) was an English poet and dramatist. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), set to music by Johann Christoph Pepusch. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names." Contents apart from his poems include the fables (vol I &II) and his ballands and songs. CONDITION Blue cloth, pp xii 240 with nice woodblock illus and vignettes throughout. Crisp and bright as new apart from dulled gilt title. Original DJ is unworn with light age darkening to spine. Fine/Fine.

Keywords: Travers, Martin

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 12554

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