Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. to which are added some poems never before printed. Published from the original MSS. in her possession, by Hester Lynch Piozzi.
Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. to which are added some poems never before printed. Published from the original MSS. in her possession, by Hester Lynch Piozzi.

With the uncommon errata slip

Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. to which are added some poems never before printed. Published from the original MSS. in her possession, by Hester Lynch Piozzi.

London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1787. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [2], xv, [1], 397 (i.e. 399); xi, [1], 424; nice copy in full contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked, red morocco labels on gilt-paneled spines; extremities a little rubbed else a very good, sound set. Contains the uncommon errata slip bound in at the back of volume II, but lacks the preliminary blank leaf in volume I. Fleeman 88.3L/1; Courtney & Smith, p. 168: "The poems … consist of Latin verses to Dr. Lawrence, translation of them by Mrs. Piozzi, and translations from Boethius De consolatione philosophiae, mainly by Johnson but with some lines by Mrs. Piozzi…" Item #53379

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