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Addison, Joseph, 1672–1719
The works of the late Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Esq; : ... With a complete index.
Additional Title(s):
Works. 1761
Birmingham : Printed by John Baskerville, for J. and R. Tonson, at Shakespear's Head in the Strand, London, 1761.
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3300 D61 1761+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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With preface and ode on Addison by Thomas Tickell. Contains The drummer, not printed in his 1721 edition of Addison's works.
Engravings by John Miller and Charles Grignion; after Godfrey Kneller and Francis Hayman.
Imprint varies: v. 2-4 lack "London" in publisher's statement.
Divisional titles throughout the set.
Vol. 1 pagination: 1-538, 413-[544] (with 525 for 537). Cf. Gaskell.
Gaskell, P. John Baskerville 17
English short title catalogue, T089166
Includes indexes.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped red morocco. Spine title: Baskerville Addison.
Subject Terms:
Baskerville, J. -- Printer.
J. and R. Tonson -- Publisher.
Wood engravings -- 1761.
Tickell, Thomas, 1686-1740.
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, ill.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, ill.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Miller, John, 1715-1790?, engraver.

  • v. 1. Preface. Poems on several occasions. Rosamond. An essay on Virgil's Georgics. Cato. The drummer, or, The haunted house. Poemata. Dialogues upon the usefulness of ancient medals
  • v. 2. Remarks on several parts of Italy, &c. The Tatler. The Spectator, no. 1-89
  • v. 3. The Spectator, no. 90-506
  • v. 4. The Spectator, no. 507-600. The guardian. The lover. The present state of war, and the necessity of an augmentation, considered. The Whig-examiner. The Free-holder. Of the Christian religion.

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