Item #338517 Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., to Which are added Some Poems Never Before Printed. Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch PIOZZI, Thrale.
Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., to Which are added Some Poems Never Before Printed
Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., to Which are added Some Poems Never Before Printed
Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., to Which are added Some Poems Never Before Printed
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Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., to Which are added Some Poems Never Before Printed.

London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadelll, 1788.

First edition. [ii], xv, [i, blank], 397 [i.e. 399], [1]; xi, [i], 424, [16, ads] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. From the Editor. Original boards, manuscript labels, untrimmed and unpressed. Spine of vol. I worn. Small owner signature, Brooke, on front pastedown Cloth folding box Courtney & Smith, pp. 168-9; Chapmen & Hazen, p. 165; Fleeman 88.3L/1; Rothschild 1270-1; Hill-Powell ii, 43. Item #338517

"... the first publication and canonization of a large body of [Johnson's] correspondence (some 338 letters)" (ODNB)

With a presentation inscription on the front flyleaf, “From the Editor” [Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi], and with the errata slip.

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