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[Spectator. 1797]
The spectator. Volume the first (- eighth).
London:, printed by H. Baldwin; for Messrs. Longman, Dodsley, Law, Robson, Johnson, Nichols, Dilly, Robinson, Sewell, Baldwin, Faulder, Rivington, Otridge and Son, T. Paye, B. and J. White, Macqueen, Hookham and Carpenter, W. Lowndes, Wynn, Kay, Newbery, J. Edwards, Vernor and Hood, Anderson, Pote, Cadell and Davies, Murray and Highley, and Lee and Hurst,, 1797.
8 vols ; 24.3 cm. (8º)
I: [2], iv, 468, [10] p.
II: ii [i.e. iii], [1], 484, [12] p.
III: [2], 463, [11] p.
IV: [2], 429, [7] p.
V: [2], 426, [8] p.
VI: [2], 424, [16] p.
VII: [2], 470, [10] p.
VIII: [2], 389, [11] p.

Anonymous. By Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele and others. This is a reprint of issues 1--555 (vols I--VII), originally published 1 March 1711 to 6 December 1712, and issues 556--635 (vol. VIII), mainly by Addison, which had originally appeared 18 June to 20 December 1714. Printer varies: volumes V--VIII are printed by T. Bensley. The title-page vignettes after Francis Hayman are engraved by C. Grignion and S.F. Ravenet. ESTC t123111.

Binding Late C18th marbled tree calf, gilt-tooled spine, marbled endpapers. Uniform with the 1797 set of The tatler (q.v.).

Reference Number 720

Additional Names Steele, Sir Richard (1672--1729); Addison, Joseph (1672--1719)

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