Author:Addison, Joseph


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The Guardian, Volume the Second

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Jacob & Richard Tonson: 1760

Seller ID: 23806

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 518 pages; Guardian issues # 83-175, published together as Vol the 2nd. Original or period calf. Contents clean and complete save for a front endpage, perhaps. Leather well rotten at spine with vertical cracks and separation between signatures. Bookplate removal scarring to front pastedown. Candidate for rebacking with clean supple contents. View more info

Isaiah Translated and Explained (Two Volumes) ; An Abridgement of the Author's Critical Commentary on Isaiah

By: Alexander, Joseph Addison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1851

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 38489

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 857 pages; 1851 copyright (but probably 1880's printing) Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 volumes Hardcover in original pebbled brown cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spines. Generally sound and decent but with front hinge of Vol I a little tender and with moderate silverfish patches to cloth spine of Vol II. Scattered pencil marginalia and underscoring here and there throughout. Sound reading / reference copy. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Sir Philip Sydney's Defence of Poetry : And, Observations on Poetry and Eloquence, from the Discoveries of Ben Jonson, [Bound] with a Dissertation Upon the Most Celebrated Roman Poets ... Made English by Christopher Hayes

By: Sidney, Sir Philip; Jonson, Ben and Addison, Joseph; Hayes, Christopher

Price: $365.00

Publisher: London, G. G. J. and J. Robinson; and J. Walter; E. Curll: 1787

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10976

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; London, G. G. J. Robinson, etc . ; and E Curll; : 1787 & 1718. An unusual combined edition with complete text of the 2nd edition of Sidney's Defence of Poetry [Poesy] printed in 1787 (paged v, 144 p. ; 19 cm. ) bound together with the 1718 English language translation by Hayes of Addison's "Dissertation upon Famous Latin Poets." The Hayes text formed the 2nd part of the original Addison volume and retains it's separate 1718 title page and pagination ([25] - 53, and 3 pages of postscript. ) The Addison text lacks his original Latin portion which comprised p... View more info