Harrison’s Collection. The Idler, in two volumes. [With:] The Letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne, on several subjects.

  • (Periodicals)
  • London: Printed for J. Walker 1795


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2 vols. bound as 1, 8vo, pp. 146; 124 + 7 plates. Contemporary marbled calf, spine divided by gilt rolls, red morocco label. A touch of rubbing to extremities. Contemporary ownership inscription of Edw. Emerson to flyleaf.


An attractive copy of these scarce parts of a reissue by Walker of Harrison's Classicks, a series reprinting periodicals in cheaper double-column format. The volumes, sold initially in parts, were all available separately; this one contains the Idler (Birmingham, BL, & 5 in USA/Australia in ESTC) and William Melmoth's 'Letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne' (BL, Columbia, Catholic Institute of Sydney).

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