Publisher: London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1760.
Edition: First collected edition.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T13745; NCBEL II, 497.
Condition: Edges a littlle rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 28680
Description12mo, contemporary sprinkled smooth English calf, orange morocco spine label, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait. Without the final advertisement leaf, as called for in ESTC.
CommentsSix plays by John Gay's, including his most famous ones: The Beggar's Opera, Polly, The Distressed Wife and The Captives. Though these are collected together for the first time, it is a selection, not a complete collection of his plays. The eight-page life is unsigned.