The Plays of John Gay Vol II : The Abbey Classics
London, United Kingdom, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent &co. 1910, Re-Issue. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 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 Polly (with the original music), Achilles, The Distress'd Wife, and The Rehearsal at Gotham. CONDITION Blue cloth, pp 299 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.
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Keywords: Travers, Martin