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LETTERS TO AND FROM THE LATE SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. TO
Published from the original MSS. in her possession by Hester Lynch Piozzi. London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1788. - First edition. Two volumes, octavo, xv,397; xi, 424pp. Contemporary speckled calf, spine ruled in gilt, leather labels gilt. A large proportion of the letters are from Dr. Johnson to Mrs. Thrale, and cover a period from August 1765 (six months after their first meeting) to July 1784, when he expresses his grief at her marriage to Mr. Piozzi, and his gratitude for 'that kindness which soothed twenty years of a life radically wretched.' The poems are Verses addressed to Dr.Lawrence and Translations from Boethius, in some of which he was assisted by Mrs. Thale. Wear to edges, else very good+ copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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