The Spectator: Eleventh Edition - Seven Volume Set

The Spectator: Eleventh Edition - Seven Volume Set

Addison, Joseph; Steele, Richard

London: J. Tonson, 1733

7 volumes only. 11th edition. Bound in contemporary, English calf.  Gilt ruled.  Minor flaking to spine edge. Bindings sound.  Pages generally clean and unmarked. Engraved image of Shakespeare on title pages.  Armorial book plate: Olivam Fronti Praepono.  Later Plate of Mr. George Bowes Morland.  

  The Spectator was a daily publication founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele in England, lasting from 1711 to 1712. It was an influential middle-class, Whig publication, read extensively in the American colonies. Its aim was to "enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality."

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