Title The Life of Samuel Johnson. Comprehending An Account of His Studies, and numerous works, in chronological order; A Series of His Epistolary Correspondence, and conersations with many eminent persons, and Various Original Pieces of His Composition never before published. The whole exhibitiing a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for near half a century during which he flourished. With copious notes and illustrations by Malone. Complete in One Volume.
Publisher Jones & Co., London. 1829
Seller ID 51501
First edition thus. Bound in half tan calf, marbled boards, gilt. 580pp. Edges speckled red. Author portrait frontis. Text in two columns. Index. Extremities rubbed incl. spine now lacking most of gilt + small portion of calf missing from tail. Upper hinge cracked. Small portion of calf and marbled paper peeled from lower fore-edge corner of upper board. Pre-lims foxed. VG-
BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS 18th century