TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON. John GAY.

TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON

London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (8" x 11-1/2") bound in publisher's gilt-decorated white cloth. One of only 250 copies of the Large Paper Issue with the engraved headpiece and ornaments. Gay's best remembered poem and thought by many to be the greatest poem written on life in London in English literature, here with an introduction and notes by W. H. Williams. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Gay, a facsimile of the original title page, and 15 full-page illustrations. A handsome production. Browning to endpapers, small bookplate on verso of front endpaper. Near Fine. Item #019391

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