Item #47798 An HISTORICAL ESSAY On MR. ADDISON. Thomas. 1726 - 1787 Tyers, Joseph - Subject Addison.

An HISTORICAL ESSAY On MR. ADDISON.

London: Printed by J. Nichols for the Author, 1783. 1st Edition thus, i.e., issue with 76 pages. Cf ESTC T2812. viii, 76 pp. Untrimmed. T.p. vignette. 8vo. 9-1/4" x 5-3/4". In a later tan half-calf binding with marbled boards. Binding - VG+. Text block - VG, with some age-toning, bit of foxing, signs of having been read. Item #47798

Addison "was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine."

We find 3 editions published in 1783 [priority not established], with just one having 76 pages, of which OCLC notes 6 holding institutions in the US.

Price: $200.00