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Collection Data

Gay, John (1685-1732) (Author)
Blake, William (1757-1827) (Engraver)
Skelton, William (1763-1848) (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1793
Place: London :
Publisher: Printed for John Stockdale
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1793
Content: Binding, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt and jewelled, withelaborate illustrative sunken panels on covers and doublures.
Content: Hoe, I, 296. Keynes: Blake, 106.
Content: Illustrations: 70 copper engravings[beta] comprising frontispiece (Gay's monument), title vignettes and 67 plates, 12 of which are by William Blake and the others byW. Skelton, W. Grainger and others. The designs were adapted from those in earlier editions.
Content: List of subscribers and publisher's advertisement of Aesop's Fables, p. 177-[188] of v. 2.
Statement of responsibility: by John Gay, with a life of the author and embellished with seventy plates.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. plates. 29cm. (8̕.)
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16831980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07e11ee0-c607-012f-df64-58d385a7bc34
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