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

By: Johnson, Samuel

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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 "Lauren Tellen"--(see photo) Johnson's views on everything from Affectation to Youth--in Alphabetical order. On the facing page opposite "Affectation" is the inscription from a previous owner (whose bookplate is pasted to the front pastedown) --"Compliments of W. C. Chapin--off the coast of Mexico-on board steamship "City of Sydney"--Arthur Crosby Esq. 19th April 1876". Scarce and collectible copy in very good condition.

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

Author Name: Johnson, Samuel

Categories: All New--M. B. Goldstone Collection, Antiquarian,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: cfe15279