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Prefaces, biographical and critical, [electronic resource] : to the works of the English poets. By Samuel Johnson. Volume the First.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
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London : printed by J. Nichols; for C. Bathurst, J. Buckland, W. Strahan, J. Rivington and sons, T. Davies, T. Payne, L. Davis, W. Owen, B. White, S. Crowder, T. Caslon, T. Longman, B. Law, E. and C. Dilly, J. Dodsley, H. Baldwin, J. Wilkie, J. Robson, J. Johnson, T. Lowndes, T. Becket, G. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Davis, J. Nichols, F. Newbery, T. Evans, J. Ridley, R. Baldwin, G. Nicol, Leigh and Sotheby, J. Bew, N. Conant, J. Murray, W. Fox, J. Bowen, MDCCLXXIX. [1779]
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10v.,plate : port. ; 16⁰.
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imprint
London : printed by J. Nichols; for C. Bathurst, J. Buckland, W. Strahan, J. Rivington and sons, T. Davies, T. Payne, L. Davis, W. Owen, B. White, S. Crowder, T. Caslon, T. Longman, B. Law, E. and C. Dilly, J. Dodsley, H. Baldwin, J. Wilkie, J. Robson, J. Johnson, T. Lowndes, T. Becket, G. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Davis, J. Nichols, F. Newbery, T. Evans, J. Ridley, R. Baldwin, G. Nicol, Leigh and Sotheby, J. Bew, N. Conant, J. Murray, W. Fox, J. Bowen, MDCCLXXIX. [1779]
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
citation/reference
English Short Title Catalog, T44190.
general note
Each life has a separate pagination and register.
Later editions are entitled 'Lives of the English poets'.
One British Library copy contains 'Directions to the binder'(vol. 1, pp. ix-x) for the first four volumes, showing that the lives were originally issued in parts.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Vols. 1-4 are dated 1779, vols. 5-10: 1781; vols. 5-10 list 28 additional booksellers in the imprint.
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7555351

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