Item #124669 The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; Revised and Corrected by the Author. Isaac Bickerstaff.
The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; Revised and Corrected by the Author.

The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; Revised and Corrected by the Author.

1723. London: Printed for E. and R. Nutt, et al, 1723.

4 vols. 12mo, vi, 336, (10); iv, 376, (12); viii, 352, (16); vi, (4), 352, (12) pp. Full contemporary paneled calf, raised bands, volume numbers stamped on backstrips, vol. 4 with additional label lettered "Tat / lers". Hinges cracked, backstrips worn, headcaps chipped, moderate toning and foxing throughout, some dampstaining in vol. 3; early ownership stamp "R Bryant" on each front pastedown.

§ First edition thus, a reprint of the 271 numbers of The Tatler by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison and others, originally published in folio three times a week, from 12 April 1709 to 2 January 1710/11. ESTC T123918. The variant with Vol. II incorrectly numbered Vol. IV on title-page (first issue?). Item #124669

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