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The Spectator Volume Two - (Everyman's Library Volume 165)

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Title:The Spectator Volume Two - (Everyman's Library Volume 165)
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$12.50)
Book ID:B009-3886
Publisher:J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London, 1963
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1963, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint

Everyman's Library No. 165; patterned 'E L' end-papers in orange on white; edited by Prof. G. Gregory Smith & containing essays 474 to635; a periodical published in London by the essayists Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison from March 1, 1711, to Dec. 6, 1712 (appearing daily), and subsequently revived by Addison in 1714 (for 80 numbers); its aim to �enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality"; the papers were ostensibly written by Mr. Spectator, an �observer� of the London scene. The conversations that The Spectator reported were often imagined to take place in coffeehouses, which was also where many copies of the publication were distributed and read; notes to the rear. Size: 12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall. 505 pages. One volume of the 4-volume set. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has small closed tears, but otherwise complete and overall sound.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink to pre-title page & bookseller's small label inside front cover. Top edge pink. Gilt titles & 'E L' monogram spine. small spot (insect?) inside rear cover. blue cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Fiction; Eighteenth Century Literature; Periodicals; England; 18th century; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3886.
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