Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN) [v.1] T013822, [v.2] T013828; Cohen-de Ricci 428; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 13
Overall: 20.5 x 13.4 x 4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 70 engravings
Not On View
(London: [v.1] J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, [v.2] J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox, 1737-1738) Two volumes as one; [v.1] 104 leaves, [v.2] 81 ll., plus 17 plates; early gilt-stamped brown calf.
Illustrations to fables; frontispiece to vol. 2 depicting Gay’s tomb
London: [v.1] J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, [v.2] J. and P. Knapton and T. Cox, 1737-1738
Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Perseverantia"; William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent