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John Gay.
Autographs John Drinkwater 1920 on book John Gay Poems on Several Occasions 1720
London: Jacob Tonson and Bernard Lintot. John Gay. Poems on Several Occasions, 2 vol., Engraved illust., 1st ed., 1720 2 Autographs and exlibris of John Drinkwater, an English poet and dramatist 1920 Poems on Several Occasions, in Two Volumes. Jacob Tonson and Bernard Lintot, London, 1720. Engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall (29.5 x 24 cm.) [16] 546 pages; 1st edition. The 1st collected edition of Gay's poems, containing several pieces first printed in this collection, including the pastoral tragedy, "Dione." Published as 2 volumes with separate titles pages but paged continuously. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece, two plates, head and tail pieces by William Kent. Contemorary leather binding, gilt decorations to covers and spine With 2 Ex-libris and 2 autographs to both volumes of John Drinkwater 1920, Size of ex-libris: 3.5 x 2.5 cm. John Drinkwater (1 June 1882 - 25 March 1937) was an English poet and dramatist. Also antique engraved ex-libris of previous owner 2 Bookplates for Earl Gower by Griffiths and Weigall 1860 This heraldic bookplate consists of a escutcheon, divided per cross or quarterly. Quarters one and four are argent (silver) with bars, gules (red) and charged with a cross patonce, sable (black). Quarters two and three are azure (blue) charged with leaves, two over one. The escutcheon is supported by two wolves rampant. Upon the escutcheon is a crown of earl status (minus the internal cap). Above the escutcheon is a crest of a wolf passant upon a straight wreath. Below the escutcheon is a banner with Latin motto within. 1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 6.9 x … [Click Below for Full Description]
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