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Complete Set "The British Essayists" by Alexander Chalmers, 1803

Item Details

The forty-five volume set of The British Essayist features the essays that were published in the various monthly magazines listed below.

Volumes I–V: The Tatler
Volumes VI–XV: The Spectator
Volumes XVI–XVIII: The Guardian
Volumes XIX–XXII: Rambler
Volumes XXIII–XXV: Adventurer
Volumes XXVI–XXIX: The World
Volumes XXX–XXXII: The Connoisseur
Volumes XXXIII–XXXIV Idler
Volumes XXXV–XXXVII: Mirror
Volumes XXXVIII–XL: Lounger
Volumes XLI–XLIV: Observer
Volume XLV: General Index

Title and Author/Editor: The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical (Alexander Chalmers)
Genre: Essays, Treatises and Speeches
Printer: T. Gillet
Binding: Leather
Publisher: Printed for J. Johnson, J. Nichols, R. Baldwin et al.
Publication Year: 1803
Period: Early 19th Century
Place of Publication: London
Language: English
Volumes: I–XLV
Number of Books: 45

Condition

red rot; wear to covers with splitting to gutters, material and gilt loss, bumped corners, rubbed edges and soiling; personalized bookplates to the front pastedowns; cracked hinges and cocked spines; foxing, fading and tanning to text blocks and text edges; generally tight text blocks and clean pages; conditions vary per volume.

Dimensions

1.0" W x 6.5" H x 4.0" D

Item #

ITMG645328

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