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ADDISON, Joseph. Sir Roger de Coverley : Papers from The Spectator. With Introduction and Notes. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allan & Co., (1898). Pp (2),[i]-x,-67,(1). Small 8vo, pale blue printed card covers. Sir Roger de Coverley was the name of a character in The Spectator (1711). An English squire ofQueen Anne's reign, Sir Roger exemplified the values of an old country gen tleman, and was portrayed as lovable but somewhat ridiculous ('rather beloved than esteemed', making his Tory politics seem harmless but silly. Contents : Sir Roger; Sir Roger at Home; Sir Roger and Will Wimble; Sir Roger andGhosts; Sir Roger at Church; Sir Roger and the Hunt; Sir Roger and the Wit ches; Sir Roger at the Assizes; Sir Roger and Party Strife; Sir Roger and the Gipsies; Sir Roger in Town; Sir Roger in Westminster Abbey; Sir Roger atthe Play; Sir Roger's Visit to Spring Gardens; Death of Sir Roger. Rubbed and edgeworn, browned and smudged, waterstain to fore-edge, penned and pencilled names, else good. As is. 12.00
Title: Sir Roger de Coverley : Papers from The Spectator. With Introduction and Notes.
Publisher: T.C. Allan & Co., Halifax, N.S., 1898,:
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