The Spectator. Numb. CCCVI

The Spectator. Numb. CCCVI

London: printed for Sam Buckley, at the Dolphin, in Little-Britain and sold by A. Baldwin in Warwick-Lane, Wednesday, February 20, 1712. Broadsheet, 11½" x 6¼", pp. [2]; 2 columns per page; trimmed close but no loss; slight toning and spotting. "The Spectator, a periodical published in London by the essayists Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison from March 1, 1711, to Dec. 6, 1712 (appearing daily), and subsequently revived by Addison in 1714 (for 80 numbers). It succeeded The Tatler, which Steele had launched in 1709" (EB). This issue is devoted to small-pox and includes a letter from Parthenissa whose face is covered with small-pox, and a letter from Corinna to Amilcar on the same subject, and Amilcar's kindly answer. Also with theatre announcements, auction announcements, and rooms to let. Item #58990

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