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Twenty-four essays by Joseph Addison

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MS. Don. d. 112

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Twenty-four essays by Joseph Addison, copied by an amanuensis, with corrections by Addison on fols. 59, 69, 82, 88, 91, 92, and a list of contents on fol. iii.

Dates

  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

Extent

114 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. d. 112, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. d. 112

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8053

Abstract

Twenty-four essays by Joseph Addison

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Addison (1672–1719), was an English writer and politician.

Custodial History

Bookplate of Richard Tickell (1751-93).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Thomas Thorp and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1953.

Bibliography

  • The essays were printed, with many alterations, in the Spectator. See M. C. Crum, 'A manuscript of essays by Addison', BRL, 5 (1954-6), 99-103.

Physical Facet

Early 19th-cent. yellow morocco, gilt
Title
Twenty-four essays by Joseph Addison
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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