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SIR ROGER DE COVERLY: And  Other Essays from the Spectator by  Arthur Symons  Richard Steele - First Edition - 1905 - from Quill & Brush and

SIR ROGER DE COVERLY: And Other Essays from the Spectator

by Addison, Joseph, Richard Steele, Arthur Symons

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London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1905. First edition. Selections from The Spectator by Symons with an introduction by him. Illustrated by H. M. Brock. 12 mo, 310 pages. Bound by Bayntun in three-quarter red leather with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt-lettered spine with five raised bands, and top edge gilt. Spine a bit darkened and some scuffing to leather but otherwise very good to near fine.
  • Bookseller: Quill & Brush US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 54023
  • Title: SIR ROGER DE COVERLY: And Other Essays from the Spectator
  • Author: Addison, Joseph, Richard Steele, Arthur Symons
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: J. M. Dent & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1905


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