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Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral, Critical and Miscellaneous

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dublin, Price, Walker, Whitestone et al, 1782

Edition: First Edition


First Irish edition-printed in Dublin--collection of philosophical theses of Samuel Johnson--in the manner of the maxims of Duke De la Roche-Foucault. Clean and tight--. Full black mottled calf with gilt lettering to the spine. Wear is moderate (hand rubbing) to the spine-although the lettering is very bright. 262 pp. A small bit of paper is missing on the title page--not affecting the title or important information--also written in ink on the same title page is the name... View more info

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Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt, 1832

Edition: First Edition


Patterned Burgundy cloth boards with darker burgundy leather strip on spine with gold lettering and decorations. Gold gilt page edges all around. 12mo. Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding, and Goldsmith--in a series of 41 plates designed and engraved by George Cruikshank-famed illustrator of Dickens. Each plate is accompanied by descriptive extracts--fully explaining the subject. Cruikshank, even at the time of this publication, had his many loyal fans and collectors--of... View more info