The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
A new ed. in twelve vols. With an essay on his life and genius by Arthur Murphy, Esq.
London : Printed for Nichols and Son ... [and 41 others], 1816.
12 v. : port.
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London : Printed for Nichols and Son ... [and 41 others], 1816.
contents note
v. 1. An essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson [by A. Murphy] Poems.-- v. 2. Philological tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays.-- v. 3. A dissertation upon the Greek comedy, translated from Brumoy. Dedications. Preface to Payne's tables of interest. Adventurer. History of Rasselas. The fountain, a fairy tale.-- v. 4-6. The rambler.-- v. 7. The idler. -- v. 8. Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.-- v. 9-11. The lives of the English poets.-- v. 12. The lives of eminent persons. Letters, selected from the collection of Mrs. Piozzi and others. Prayers.
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Edited by Alexander Chalmers.
Portrait engraved by W.T. Fry after Sir Joshuah Reynolds.
local note
Fisher copy: Uniformly bound with vols. 13-14 of the 1811 edition of The works. With the armorial bookplate of Brook William Bridges.
catalogue key
Gift; G.E. Bentley; 2010; RB287607-RB287618 v. 1-12.

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