Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)

Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)


Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)

 


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Grolier Club

  • Author: Grolier Club
  • Type: Mobi type
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781333489434
  • Edition Language: English


  • Excerpt from Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts AS always, the manuscripts seem to bring us very near to the writer.

    The letters to Mrs. Thrale and Samuel Richardson (nos. 21 and 62a) contain many allusions to the illustrious circle of which Dr. Johnson was the center; the Prayer and his own New Testament (nos. Download Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint) 62 and with inserted pages in his hand writing, bring to mind the religious side of his nature, while the Dodd letters (no. 59) bear witness to his ready sympathy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

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