Eighteenth century essays by Austin Dobson

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  • English essays -- 18th century,
  • English periodicals -- History

Edition Notes

Thirty-four essays from the Tatler, Spectator, and other periodicals, by Addison, Steele, Goldsmith, Johnson, and others

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Statementselected and annotated by Austin Dobson
SeriesEnglish classics
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16673869M
LC Control Number33001996

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