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The works of Samuel Johnson : with an essay on his life and genius by  Samuel JOHNSON - Hardcover - 1816 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The works of Samuel Johnson : with an essay on his life and genius

by JOHNSON, Samuel

Condition: Near Fine


1816 Works of Samuel Johnson w/ FAMOUS Murphy Essay English Biography 12v SET

"I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am."

― Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson was a famous English writer and scholar most known for his 'Dictionary of the English Language' as well as a collection of biographical accounts of eminent English poets. The works of Samuel Johnson were published countless times in the 18th- and 19th-century, but the 1816 Nichols edition is highly desirable much in part to the inclusion of Arthur Murphy's 'Essay on His Life and Genius'.

This set features 12 beautiful volumes.

Item number: #6801

Price: $750

JOHNSON, Samuel

The works of Samuel Johnson : with an essay on his life and genius

London : Printed for Nichols and Son ... [and 41 others], 1816.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 12 volumes

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~6.25in X 4in (16cm x 10cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6801
  • Title: The works of Samuel Johnson : with an essay on his life and genius
  • Author: JOHNSON, Samuel
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nichols and Son
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1816
  • Keywords: 1816 Works of Samuel Johnson w/ FAMOUS Murphy Essay English Biography 12v SET rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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