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Gay, Mr. John | Trivia or the Art of Walking the Streets of London 1716

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Gay, Mr. [John], Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. London, Bernard Lintott, [1716]. First edition, first issue, one of 250 fine paper copies. Foxon G82. Rebacked, original backstrip preserved, gilt-trimmed full tan calf. Signed binding of J. Larkins. Hard slipcase. Untrimmed.

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Gay, Mr. [John], Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. London, Bernard Lintott, [1716]. First edition, first issue, one of 250 fine paper copies. Foxon G82. Rebacked, original backstrip preserved, gilt-trimmed full tan calf. Signed binding of J. Larkins. Large, magnificent book plate of Arthur & Magdalen F. Bruan 1870, with the motto: “Non sine industria.” Hard slipcase. An untrimmed copy.

Bookbinder’s stamp: “Bound by Larkins.”

The bookplate of Arthur & Magdalen F. Bruan, 1870.

Headpiece to Book I, a London street scene.

The brown leather book and the slipcase for the book.

The brown leather book and the slipcase for the book.

The printer's device detail on the title page.

The printer’s device detail on the title page.

The author's "Advertisement." Second page.

 

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