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GAY, John.

The Beggar's Opera

Stock Code
102445
London, W. Strahan, and Others, 1777
£400

First published in the 1730s, this Following the index of songs, cast list and Introduction, the book is in two sections, the play script in three acts; i-viii, 1-48pp and the beautifully engraved music score by Dr. Pepusch, 1-46pp.

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4to (285 x 230 mm); engraved vignette title with portrait of John Gay, Table of the Songs, Dramatis Personne 1777, Introduction, the playscript, and music score with libretto, toned, a few random spots or marks, otherwise very good; later full polished calf, scuffed, marked and bumped but very sound.

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