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Author Name    ADDISON : Sir Richard Phillips.

Title   Addisoniana [by Sir Richard Phillips].

Book Condition   First Edition, 2 Vols, sm.8vos, contemporary polished calf gilt, small red & green red morocco labels. Striking contemporary armorial bookplate of Sir Michael R. Shaw Stewart. Vol 2 with final 6pp integral advts. With engraved titles + 2 portraits + 7 folding manuscript facsimiles. Aside from some light wear & abrasion to the covers, an attractively clean bright copy.

Publisher    Printed for Richard Phillips [1803].

Seller ID   7286

Scarce. Short biographies of Addison had appeared here and there as prefaces etc, and Johnson had also included Addison in his Lives Of The Poets. But this is the first separate book about Addison. Oddly enough not noticed by the generally authoritative 1954 Life by Smithers.

ADDISON : SIR RICHARD PHILLIPS BIOGRAPHY.

Price = 155.00 GBP



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