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    Early Biography of Samuel Johnson

    [Samuel Johnson]. Hesther Lynch Piozzi. Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: During the Last Twenty Years of His Life. London: Printed for T. Cadell in the Strand, 1786.

    First edition. Octavo. viii, 306 pages. Bound with half-title, title page, and postscript. This copy does not contain the tipped-in errata slip.

    Contemporary full leather. Polished calf spine. Leather spine label with gilt titles and six gilt ruled compartments. Mottled calf boards with gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers with bookplate. Foxing to preliminary pages with scattered foxing throughout. Front hinge cracked. A very good copy.


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