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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Addison; Jacob Tonson; Thomas Tickell; Godfrey Kneller, Sir; George Vertue; Jac Thornhill; Gerard Van der Gucht; Francis Bacon Library,
|Language Note:||In English, with some Latin.|
|Notes:||Edited by Thomas Tickell, with his signature at end of preface; includes several of his poems.
Signatures: v. 1: [A]⁴ a-b⁴ c² B-4A⁴ 4B²; v. 2: [A]⁴-4E⁴; v. 3: A-4I⁴; v. 4: A-4G⁴ 4H².
V. 1: , [xxiv], 559,  p.,  leaf of plates; v.2: , 583, ; v. 3: 624; v. 4: 594,  p.
Frontispiece portrait in v. 1 engraved by G. Vertue after G. Kneller.
Includes head and tail pieces, initials.
Engraved headpiece on p. [i] of v. 1 is signed Jac. Thornhill inv. and G.V. der Gucht sculp.
Partially in verse.
List of subscribers: v. 4, at end.
V. 2, p. 55 misprinted 47; v. 3, p. 313 misprinted 315; v. 4, p. 287 misprinted 275.
Ordinary paper issue; the headpiece on p. 3 of v. 1 shows an urn on a pedestal. The headpiece in the large paper issue shows the Muse giving a lyre to a man. --ESTC.
|Description:||4 v. : port., ill. ; 26 cm. (4to)|
|Contents:||V.1. Preface. Poems on several occasions. Rosamond. An essay on Virgi l's Georgics. Cato. Poemata. Dialogues upon the usefulness of ancient m edals. --
V.2. Remarks on several parts of Italy, etc. The Tatler. The Spectator, no. 1-89. --
V.3. The Spectator, no. 90-505. --
V.4. The Spectator, no. 507-600. The Guardian. The lover. The present state of the war, and the necessity of an augmentation, considered. The late tryal and conviction of Count Tariff. The Whig-examiner. The Free-holder. Of the Christian religion.
Spectator (London, England : 1711)
Tatler (London, England : 1709)