Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)
Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)
Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)
Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)
Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)
Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)

Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete)

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Bickerstaff, Isaac (pseud.); Steele, Richard; Addison, Joseph. The Tatler (Vols. 1-4, complete). London: Printed by Bye and Law, 1797. Reprint. [6748]

Complete with the 271 issues.

Four volumes sometime rebound in red cloth, gilt titles & vol. nos. to spines, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, each volume with copperplate engraving to title page. xvi., 449, (xiv.); iv., 516, (xii); iv., 450, (xiv); vi., 550, (xi.) pp. Former library set, the only indicators being ink stamps on the end papers, same to title pages, "Rm 110" inked in small letters to tps. Spines are clean, bindings tight, some foxing to the title pages, clean elsewhere. Each volume has an extensive index. Very good. Hardcover.

Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), b. Dublin, Ireland; d. Carmarthen, Wales. "Essayist, dramatist, journalist and politician, best known as the principal author (with Joseph Addison) of the periodicals The Tatler and The Spectator...on April 12, 1709, he secured his place in literary history by launching the thrice-weekly essay periodical The Tatler...Steele created the mixture of entertainment an instruction in manners and morals that was to be perfected in The Spectator...Addison contributed some 46 papers and collaborated on several others, but the great bulk of the 271 issues were by Steel himself..." - Encyclopedia Britannica online.