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Binding, front cover Vol. 1

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Title
Binding, front cover Vol. 1
Names
Gay, John (1685-1732) (Author)
Blake, William (1757-1827) (Engraver)
Skelton, William (1763-1848) (Engraver)
Collection

Fables

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1793
Place: London :
Publisher: Printed for John Stockdale
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1793
Topics
Fables
Bindings
Elephants
Notes
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.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16831980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08812c90-c607-012f-bbec-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1685: Creator Born
  • 1732: Creator Died
  • 1793: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Binding, front cover Vol. 1" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1793. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b494332-ef96-4919-e040-e00a18062d38

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Binding, front cover Vol. 1" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b494332-ef96-4919-e040-e00a18062d38

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1793). Binding, front cover Vol. 1 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b494332-ef96-4919-e040-e00a18062d38

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Binding, front cover Vol. 1