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Johnson, Samuel
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: with Critical Observations on their Works
Printed for C. Bathurst, J. Buckland, et al., London, 1781. First London edition with this title, engraved portrait without the imprint, wi9th p. 505 of ads in Vol. Iv. Frontispiece portrait by T. Trotter after Joshua Reynolds. Pp. vii, [1], 480; iii, [1],471; iii, [1], 462; iii, [1].503, [504-blank], 505 "Lately Published in Sixty-eight volumes An Elegant Edition of The English Poets". 4 vols. 8vo. Chapman & Hazen p. 159; Courtney Nichol Smith p. 141; Rothschild 1265 Bound in full near contemporary full tree calf, gilt spine with red and green leather title labels, yellow edges, in open-faced slipcase. Bookplate of G.D.L. Horsburgh. About fine Frontispiece portrait by T. Trotter after Joshua Reynolds. Pp. vii, [1], 480; iii, [1],471; iii, [1], 462; iii, [1].503, [504-blank], 505 "Lately Published in Sixty-eight volumes An Elegant Edition of The English Poets". 4 vols. 8vo First London edition with this title, engraved portrait without the imprint, wi9th p. 505 of ads in Vol. Iv. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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