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Johnson's Lives of the Poets: From Cowley to Dryden Vol.1

Condition: Good (Book Condition)


London Book. Good (Book Condition). Hardcover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Good only. Lacking title page, wear to extremities and cracking to leather spine, causing title to be barely visible, slight chipping to head of spine, previous owner's signature and date (1834), tanning to edges and marbled covers rubbed. No dat, possibly 1781 second edition. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].
  • Bookseller: Montreal Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 030598
  • Title: Johnson's Lives of the Poets: From Cowley to Dryden Vol.1
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good (Book Condition)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: London
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography (Literary);
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall


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