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The Spectator, Volume the Fifth [ No. 322, March 10, 1712 - No. 394, June 2, 1712. ] by The Spectator - Hardcover - 1767 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 17464)

The Spectator, Volume the Fifth [ No. 322, March 10, 1712 - No. 394, June 2, 1712. ]

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The Spectator, Volume the Fifth [ No. 322, March 10, 1712 - No. 394, June 2, 1712. ]

by The Spectator

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London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, 1767. Hardcover. Collecitble, VG-. 16mo, full calf with 6 raised bands, red spine label, 301 p., [12] (index), frontis engraving. Dedication to the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Wharton. Condition is VERY GOOD-: boards are slightly loose, textblock is tight; head and tail chipped, corners rubbed, all edges lightly rubbed, light toning to endpapers, internally clean, closed tear page 73, owner name on fep, owner name on title page [ Samuel Tracey's book,__1771 ]. The usual lively commentary on a sundry of topics: beards in former ages, the consequence and benefit of candour, chocolate and women, dancing as a necessary accomplishment, Sir Roger Coverley visiting the tombs in Westminster Abbey, faults of grammar schools, epitaph on the Dowager Countess of Pembroke, Female Rakes described, and much more!

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Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17464
Title
The Spectator, Volume the Fifth [ No. 322, March 10, 1712 - No. 394, June 2, 1712. ]
Author
The Spectator
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Collecitble, VG-
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1767
Keywords
ESSAYS, FINE BINDINGS, GREAT BRITAIN, SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS,
Bookseller catalogs
Literature / Poetry;

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