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Title Harrison's British classicks.
Publication Info. London : Printed for Harrison & Co., No. 18, Paternoster Row, 1785-1787.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 4    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 5    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 6    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 7    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3232  v. 8    IN LIBRARY
Edition Harrison's edition.
Description 8 v. : ill. ; 22 cm. (8⁰)
Note Each vol. has engraved t.p.; each part has special t.p. with publisher's monogram and is separately paged; at head of each special t.p.: Harrison's edition.
Indexes in v. 2-5, 7, 8.
Illustrated with engravings; mostly signed.
Printed in double-columns.
Contents v. 1. Dr. Johnson's Rambler ; Lord Lyttleton's [i.e. Lyttelton's] Persian letters -- v. 2. The adventurer ; The guardian -- v. 3. The tatler -- v. 4-5. The spectator -- v. 6. The connoisseur ; The citizen of the world ; The babler -- v. 7. The world / Adam Fitz-Adam; Dialogues of the dead / George Lord Lyttelton -- v. 8. The idler ; Fitzosborne's letters ; Shenstone's essays ; Launcelot Temple's sketches ; The lover.
Note Fitzosborne is a pseudonym used by William Melmoth.
Launcelot Temple is a pseudonym used by John Armstrong.
Local Note Library set in various bindings. On front binder's blank recto of v. 1 in MS, black ink: A very good collection / appreciated this 27th day of May / 1806. / John Forbes. Listed in 1793 catalogue, p. 49, No. 632. Notice by Trustees on front paste-down in v. 3, 5, 8. ZNS
NYSL set: Circulation recorded in the Library's Charging Ledgers, 1789-1792 and 1799-1805.
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
English essays -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Essays -- England -- 18th century.
Engravings -- England -- 18th century.
Annotations (Provenance).
Added Author Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, illustrator.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Rambler.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Idler.
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773. Letters from a Persian in England to his friend at Ispahan.
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773. Dialogues of the dead.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Citizen of the world.
Kelly, Hugh, 1739-1777. Babler.
Shenstone, William, 1714-1763. Essays on men and manners.
Armstrong, John, 1709-1779. Sketches.
Melmoth, William, 1710?-1799. Letters on several subjects.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729. Lover.
Harrison and Co., publisher.
Forbes, John, d. 1824, annotator. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title British classics
British classicks
Tatler (London, England : 1709)
Spectator (London, England : 1711)
Adventurer (London, England : 1752)
Guardian (London, England : 1713)
Connoisseur (London, England : 1754)
World (London, England : 1753)