Lot 2 of 338:
The Spectator in eight volumes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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The Spectator

[Addison, Joseph, Richard Steele, et al.]


Longman, et al.



8 volumes. (12mo) 18.2x10.6 cm (7¼x4¼"), period tree calf ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines.

With plates affixed to the front free endpaper of each volume reading: "Charles Townsend. Given Him by the Right Hon. Louisa Lady Bagot, During the last long Illness of the late Right Hon. Lord Bagot, 1798." Baron Bagot, of Bagot's Bromley in the County of Stafford, is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. It was created on 12 October 1780 for Sir William Bagot, 6th Baronet.

Lot Amendments

Gilt fading on spines with chips at spine ends and labels, rubbing to edges and corners; a few tender hinges, dampstaining to some volumes, light toning; very good overall.

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