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Samuel Johnson
The Works of the English Poets (complete 68 first edition set)
J. Nichols, 1779. "The Works of the English Poets. With Prefaces, biographical and critical" by Samuel Johnson. Printed by J. Nichols [and others], 1779-1781, first UK edition, 68 vol., engraved portraits, offsetting, some spotting, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, red morocco labels to spines (some missing), wear to spine ends and corners to varying degrees, rubbed, 12mo. This is the very rare true first edition of Samuel Johnson's selection of English Poets, arguably the Magnum Opus of his career. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Neverland Books [waalre, Netherlands]
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