(Gay, John)

The Beggar's Opera.

London: J. and R. Tonson, 1765. Small octavo. 94pp. Frontispiece of a dramatic scene between men and women; title-page vignette of a bust of Gay. The text of Gay's three-act ballad appears here alongside the musical score, set intertextually. Bound in full green morocco with gilt to spine and turn-ins, along with blind embossing. Bumps to corners, rubbing to corners and front joint, two-inch tear to p. 37/38, else very good. Item #31008

Price: $250.00

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