The Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq. With Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author by Mr. Tickell


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Addison was an English essayist, poet, and dramatist, who, with Richard Steele, was a leading contributor to and guiding spirit of the periodicals The Tatler and The Spectator. His writing skill led to his holding important posts in government while the Whigs were in power. This 4 volume set of his works offers both the academic scholar and literary reader a choice representation of the work he produced over his career.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed for J. and R. Tonson
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1765
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    4 vols. xl, 311, iii, 360, viii, 359, xii, 348 p. 21 cm full leather bindings with marbled and gilt endpapers. Frontispiece in first three volumes. Four plates and b&w illustrations in volume three. Front board of volume one. loose, spine labels missing. Hinges tender, some wear to edges. Stamp on front free endpaper. Pages clean. Text unmarked.

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