The Spectator, a New Edition with Biographical Notices of the Contributors Complete in One Volume

By: Addison, Joseph; Richard Steele, John Hughes, Henry Grove, Etc.

Price: $45.53

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Book Condition: Very Good


Fine recent brown cloth binding, plain boards, spine has brown Leather title label with gold gilt, gold '1854' at spine base. All page edges marbled. Nice Firm copy ! Foxing primarily on preliminary and ending pages. 742 pages. Contains all 635 numbers. The Spectator was a daily publication founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele in England, lasting from 1711 to 1712. Each 'paper', or 'number', was approximately 2,500 words long, and the original run consisted of 555 numbers, beginning on 1 March 1711. These were collected into seven volumes. The paper was revived without the involvement of Steele in 1714, appearing thrice weekly for six months, and these papers when collected formed the eighth volume. Has list of authors of each number, where known, also Index at rear.

Title: The Spectator, a New Edition with Biographical Notices of the Contributors Complete in One Volume

Author Name: Addison, Joseph; Richard Steele, John Hughes, Henry Grove, Etc.

Categories: Literature Non-Fiction, Britain, Magazines, miscellaneous,

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Applegate and Co.: 1853

ISBN Number: B006ZVSU46

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 99552

Keywords: Magazines::miscellaneous History::Britain Literature Non-Fiction