Gay, John [ Blake, William }
FABLES : With a Life of the Author and Embellished with Seventy Plates. By John Gay. London: John Stockdale. 2 vols.set.
First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, first issue with
the long 's' throughout. 2 engraved title-pages with
vignette, "Gay Monument" frontispiece and 68 illustrations (including
12 etchings by William Blake), contemporary full
brown polished calf,gilt lettered on spines,ii+xii+225pp+ii+vii+188pp,small
4to(170 x 268mm),a clean set. 1793 \ 200,000
Ferrier, Susan E.
THE NOVELS OF SUSAN EDMONSTONE FERRIER'S. 6 vols.set. half red calf. 1894 \ 45,000
AN ENQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES OF THE LATE INCREAFE OF ROBBERS.
First edition,full brown calf. 1751 \ 85,000
SILVER POINTS. Design and Signed by Charles Ricketts.
First edition,limited to 250 copies. 1893 Sold
THE WORKS OF THOMAS GRAY. 2 vols.set.
contemporary half brown calf. 1816 \ 68,000
THE HISTORY OF THE ADVENTURES OF JOSEPH ANDREWS.
2 vols.set. First edition,first printing. Bound by Riviere. 1742 \ 480,000
ODES. Horace Walpole's Strawberry-Hill Press. First edition,first issue,
full dark blue morocco. 1757 \ 450,000