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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd, D. D. Joseph ADDISON.
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd, D. D.

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd, D. D.

London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. 6 vols, 4to. (8 3/8 x 5 inches). [xxiii], 559; [viii], 583; 624; 594, [15]pp. Names of Subscribers. Engraved plates of medals, many large engraved head-pieces, initials, tail-pieces, text illustrations.

Full green morocco with gilt ruled border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, edges gilt.

A lovely set of works by the noted English essayist.

Joseph Addison was a celebrated playwright during the 18th century, and many modern English speakers remember him for his perfection of the English essay as a genre in the magazine he co-founded, "The Spectator." This is a collection of Joseph Addison's essays, poems, and other writings, including "Remarks on several parts of Italy, &c., in the years 1701, 1702, 1703," and pieces from The Tattler and The Spectator.

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Price: $900.00

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