The spectator - COMPLETE in 8 volumes. Joseph Addison, Richard Sir Steele.

The spectator - COMPLETE in 8 volumes

London : printed for C. Bathurst; W. Strahan; J. Rivington; T. Davies; J. Hinton [and 26 others in London] [MDCCLXXV], 1775. First Edition. Provenance; Bookplate of Martin Folkes Richton. Finely bound all in full, contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with elaborate spine-compartment gilt tooling; contrasting title & volume labels. A good set with a couple of boards detached or starting, bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Scans on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; With engraved title page vignettes. Subjects; Periodicals - Politics - England. Great Britain - Civilization - Periodicals. English essays - 18th century.Great Britain - History - Anne, 1702-1714. Great Britain - Social life and customs - 18th century. Referenced by: Roscoe A573 (1), English Short Title Catalog ESTCT121955. Originally published in 635 numbers from March 1, 1711 to December 6, 1712; June 18 to December 20, 1714. Mainly by Addison and Steele; no.556-635 (1714) mainly by Addison. Item #226706

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