The life of Samuel Johnson. LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain ... The fourth edition, revised and augmented. In four volumes.
The life of Samuel Johnson. LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain ... The fourth edition, revised and augmented. In four volumes.
The life of Samuel Johnson. LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain ... The fourth edition, revised and augmented. In four volumes.

R. W. Chapman's copy in original boards

The life of Samuel Johnson. LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain ... The fourth edition, revised and augmented. In four volumes.

London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804. Second Malone edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, pp. [2], xxxiv, 464; [2], 493; [2], 480; [2], 522; engraved frontispiece portrait by Baker after Reynolds, folding engraved facsimile of Johnson's handwriting, folding engraved Round Robin plate; original boards, uncut; green paper labels on spines; some light cracking and wear to the spines, but in all a good, sound set in its original state. Bookplates of Johnson bibliographer R. W. Chapman, and Ralph Bates, Milbourne Hall. Contained in 2 new fleece-lined brown cloth clamshell boxes, red morocco labels on spines. In this edition Malone adds twelve letters of Johnson hitherto not published, seven of them concerning his mother's death. Pottle 83. Item #53368

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