The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., with Occasional Remarks on his Writings, an Authentic Copy of his Will and a Catalogue of his Works.To which are added, Some Papers written by Dr. Johnson,in behalf of a late unfortunate Character,Never Before Published.

By: [Cook, William] d. 1824

Price: $120.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Vii + 240 pp + [2 ff] Includes: A Catalogue of Dr. Johnson's works, p.231-240, with half title, and place of publication "Dubin" (sic). What appear to be original leather boards with gilt and red spine label . Leather is smooth, one small gouge to front cover, front board nearly detached. Interior end papers quite foxed, first blank missing a large corner, back end papers have some black speckles that look like old ink spots, interior has some foxing but otherwise clean and unmarked. The author Cook was a close friend of Oliver Goldsmith and a member of S. Johnson's Essex-street Club. "The pieces written in defence of Dr. Dodd had previously been suppressed at Mrs. Dodd's request." (--Maggs 1038/246)." ESTC N10402. ; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., with Occasional Remarks on his Writings, an Authentic Copy of his Will and a Catalogue of his Works.To which are added, Some Papers written by Dr. Johnson,in behalf of a late unfortunate Character,Never Before Published.

Author Name: [Cook, William] d. 1824

Categories: History:United Kingdom, Biography, Antiquarian/Rare,

Edition: First Irish Edition

Publisher: Dublin, R. Moncrieffe, C. Jenkin, R. burton, L. White, et al: 1785

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 004491

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