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ADDISON, Joseph (1672--1719)
Miscellaneous works, in verse and prose, of the late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq; in three volumes. Consisting of such as were never before printed in twelves. With some account of the life and writings of the author, by Mr. Tickell.
London: printed for Jacob Tonson, 1726.
3 vols ; 15.8 cm. (12º)
I: [4], xxxv, [1], 267, [9] p.
II: 321, [1] p.
III: 328 p. : [62] wdcut illus. (medals)

Title from general title-page in volume I only; additionally each volume has a volume title-page, those to volumes II--III having on the versos an Advertisement: 'These Three Volumes, with the Tatlers, Spectators, Guardians, Freeholder, and Remarks on several Parts of Italy, compleat Mr. Addison's Works in Twelves.' Volume III was also issued separately as Dialogues upon the usefulness of ancient medals, 1726. In vol. I p. 18 is misnumbered 16, and in vol. III pp. 310--311 are misnumbered 286--287. There are three series of woodcut illustrations of medals in vol. III, numbered 1--20, 1--24, 1--18. The contents to all three volumes form the final gathering (sig. O4) of vol. I. ESTC t89165; Alston 13; CBEL II, 1099.

Copy Notes Purchased as a set with the Remarks on several parts of Italy (q.v.) as volume IV, from Thomas Boone for 8s. on 23 June 1808. (Spiers Box). Volume I front free-endpaper inscribed by Boone in pencil -g- 4 Vols. -8- / no loss. Volume II is inscribed in ink on the title-page Jane Peacock.

Binding C18th calf, gilt double-ruled borders, gilt-panelled spine, red morocco spine-label. Printer's waste spine lining visible under pastedowns.

Reference Number 1124


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