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James Boswell; John Wilson Croker; John Wright
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL D Including His Tour to the Hebrides, Correspondence with Mrs Thrale, &c &c
ont> George Bell and Sons : London, 1882 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete illustrated set of Samuel Boswell's influential biography on his friend Samuel Johnson, complete in ten volume. Complete in ten volumes. The influential biography of the English writer Samuel Johnson. This biography has been noted as being the best biography written in the English language, being an important work of literature. With a frontispiece and vignette title page to each volume. Volume I with one double page plate, and three plates. Volume II with two double page plates, and two plates. Volume III with a double page plate, and one plate. Volume IV with two plates. Volume V with two plates. Volume VI with a double page plate, and one plate. Volume VII with two double page plates, and, three plates. Volume VIII with one double page plate, and two plates. Volume IX with two plates. Volume X with two double page plates. Collated, complete. The influential biography of the English writer Samuel Johnson. This biography has been noted as being the best biography written in the English language, being an important work of literature. James Boswell, the author, met Johnson in 1763, when Johnson was fifty-four years old, when they quickly became friends, a friendship that lasted until Johnson's death in 1784. Johnson has been revered by some as being the only true great critic of English literature of his time. Possibly his best known work was his influential 'A Dictionary of the English Language', which had a far-reaching effect on the Modern English language. That dictionary remained the standa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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