London: Bernard Lintot, (1716). First Edition. 8vo, 80pp + index; full crushed red morocco gilt in the manner of Riviere by R. Bedford with gilt tooled spine, raised bands, dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Font cover detached; bookplate of John Louis Ketterlinus, Philadelphia; edges rubbed, still a very attractive copy. Item #205784
One of Gay's most popular works, this being from the large paper first issue, with engraved headpieces and ornaments. Headpiece on p. 1 is a street scene.