The complete Spectator: a bibliographical history

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The Spectator had a nearly unprecedented influence on the social and literary culture of the British Isles, but the material forms which mediated this influence have seldom been examined. This essay accompanies a catalogue of editions of the complete Spectator printed in the British Isles during the first hundred years of its life (up to 1812) .
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJoesph Addison
Subtitle of host publicationTercentenary Essays
EditorsPaul Davis
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9780198814030
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2021


  • Addison
  • Spectator
  • Eighteeth Century
  • Bibliography
  • Book History
  • Periodicals
  • Journalism


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