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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: with Critical Observations on Their Works. Set of 4 volumes

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, C. Bathurst et al.,: 1781

Edition: First Separate English Edition

Inventory Number: 7996

Condition: Expertly rebacked leather spines, edges scuffed,and top of spine frayed, some worm hole in Vol. 4 and inner hinge in Vol I. Iinterior good to very good


Samuel Johnson undertook work on these volumes in 1777 at the request of a number of booksellers and they were published initially over a period of three years (1779-81). This edition is the first one published as a separate English edition. View more info

Johnson's English Dictionary The Words are Deduced from Their Originals; Explained in Their Different Meanings;' An Authorised by the Names of the Writers Who Have Used them and Their Pronunciation Accurately Marked

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phildelphia, James Kay, Jun. & Brother: 1835

Edition: New Edition with Numerous corrections and additions

Inventory Number: 29656

Condition: Boards detached, staining, extreme foxing, generally poor condition. Reading copy only


Abstracted from the Folio Edition, by the author. View more info

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets with Critical Observations on Their Works (in 2 vols)

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, F.C. and J. Rivington: 1821

Edition: New Edition, Corrected

Inventory Number: 43559

Condition: Ex lib with school library book plate. Covers are scuffed and leather is worn esp. along edges. Interiors are very good


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