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Gay, John. Trivia: Or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. Chiswick Press, 1922.

Price: US$20.00 + shipping

Condition: Good

Description: Hardcover. 91 pages. Nude leather cover with gold lettering. Binding loose in front but still together. Black and white illustrations throughout. Pages clean. Good condition for its age.

Seller: Riverby Books, Fredericksburg, VA, U.S.A.

John Gay. Trivia-or the Art of Walking the Streets of London. Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922.

Price: US$72.11 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: A fine production printed by the Chiswick Press on wire laid paper with decal edges. The text for this edition is taken from the first edition of Trivia which was published on the 26th January 1716. "Gay wrote Trivia primarily as a burlesque on versified 'Arts.' But, in spite of Pope's epitaph, Gay was no satirist. He may have been 'formed to delight' but he was certainly not formed 'to lash the age.' xxiv, 91pp with sixteen good black and white plates from archive material. Gilt impressed white buckram. Size: 285x200mm

Seller: Wadard Books PBFA, Farningham, KENT, United Kingdom

Gay John.:. Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London.. London Published by Daniel O'Conner Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1922.

Price: US$85.22 + shipping

Description: 4to. xxiv, 92pp. With a portrait and illustrations. With Introduction and notes by W.H. Williams M.A. Pictorial end papers. Teg others uncut. Hand made paper. Bound in cream buckram with attractive gilt design and titles. A near fine copy of this facsimile reprint.

Seller: Kerr & Sons Booksellers ABA, Cartmel, CMA, United Kingdom

Aikman, W.] Gay, John. Trivia: Or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London. Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922.

Price: US$95.00 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very good (slight browning to cloth/endpapers). 4to xxiv+90+[2]+plate. Notable for the frontispiece portrait of Gay by Aikman, plus illustrations by Hogarth, et al. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Bound in full gilt-stamped/floral decorated white linen, top edges gilt., remaining edges uncut. Notable also for the facsimile title page of the original (1716) edition, and the contemporary map of Lon don on the front endpapers.

Seller: Arundel Books, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Gay (John). With an introduction and notes by W.H. Williams. Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the London Streets. [Chiswick Press],, 1922.

Price: US$96.37 + shipping

Description: Portrait frontispiece, plates Folio Free end-papers browned, otherwise a very nice, bright copy in slightly soiled dust-wrapper and somewhat rubbed slipcase Original white buckram gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut

Seller: Bertram Rota Ltd, Kintbury, United Kingdom

Gay, John.. Trivia: Or, the art of walking the streets of London.. Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922.

Price: US$100.00 + shipping

Description: First trade edition: An evocative reprinting of Gay's mock-heroic verse description of London, with an introduction and notes by W.H. Williams. Printed at the Chiswick Press, the text reproduces the spelling, punctuation, and appearance of the 1716 first edition ? with the exception of long S's, absent here for the modern reader's convenience ? and is illustrated with 16 views of London by Hogarth and others. (28.3 cm, 11.2"). xxiv, 90, [2] pp.; 16 plts. Publisher's cream cloth, covers and spine with gilt-stamped floral and geometric pattern; binding slightly cocked, lower outer corners showing minor wear, offsetting to rear free endpaper from a leaf of paper(?) once laid in. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Dust jacket and slipcase lacking, thus the more affordable as a book; a clean, solid, enjoyable copy.

Seller: SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB), Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

Gay, John. Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. With an Introduction by W.H. Williams, M.A.. Published by Daniel O'Connor at 90 Great Russell Street, London, 1922.

Price: US$100.00 + shipping

Description: First Trade edition thus. Printed at the Chiswick Pres. 16 plates and a facsimile. xxiv, [2], 90, [2] pp. 1 vols. 4to (11.25 x 7.25 inches). Gay's most famous poem. Original cream cloth, stamped in gilt, t.e.g., rest uncut. Very good 16 plates and a facsimile. xxiv, [2], 90, [2] pp. 1 vols. 4to (11.25 x 7.25 inches) First Trade edition thus. Printed at the Chiswick Pres.

Seller: The Old Mill Bookshop, HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, U.S.A.

GAY, JOHN. Trivia: or the art of walking the streets of London. With an introduction and notes by W.H. Williams. Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922.

Price: US$106.25 + shipping

Description: Small folio, pp. xxiv, 90, [2]; map endpapers, facsimile title-p. and 16 plates; a fine copy of a handsomely printed edition by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press, of Gay's most famous poem; original gilt-decorated cloth, t.e.g.; fine dust jacket (the spine a little toned); publisher's box with printed paper label on front; box soiled and worn.

Seller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB), St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.

Gay, John. Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. With an Introduction by W.H. Williams, M.A.. Published by Daniel O'Connor at 90 Great Russell Street, London, 1922.

Price: US$200.00 + shipping

Description: Large Paper Issue. Printed at the Chiswick Press. 16 plates and a facsimile. xxiv, [2], 90, [2] pp. 1 vols. 4to (11.25 x 7.25 inches). Large Paper Issue. Gay's most famous poem. Original cream cloth, stamped in gilt, t.e.g., rest uncut. Fine 16 plates and a facsimile. xxiv, [2], 90, [2] pp. 1 vols. 4to (11.25 x 7.25 inches) Large Paper Issue. Printed at the Chiswick Press.

Seller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA, New York, NY, U.S.A.