The Spectator, Volume II

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $75.00


The Spectator was a daily publication of 1711–12, founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele in England after they met at Charterhouse School. Each 'paper', or 'number', was approximately 2,500 words long, and the original run consisted of 555 numbers. 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. Brown leather boards, raised spine bands. Covers rubbed; shaken, foxing, old artwork and writing on pastedown and endpapers. Ink smudge on title page. Soil. Some pages torn, particularly toward front and rear of book. Index. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 289 pages; 12371

Title: The Spectator, Volume II

Author Name: Addison, Joseph

Categories: Antiquarian,

Edition: 7th Edition

Publisher: London, J. Tonson: 1724

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 12371

Keywords: Rare Books LITERATURE JOURNAL Newspaper,