JOHNSON (SAMUEL) - HAWKINS (JOHN) The Life of Samuel Johnson, 1787; and 2 others
Lot 459
JOHNSON (SAMUEL) - HAWKINS (JOHN) The Life of Samuel Johnson, 1787; and 2 others
£300 - 500
US$ 510 - 860
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Books ex libris Professor Timothy Smiley
JOHNSON (SAMUEL)
HAWKINS (JOHN) The Life of Samuel Johnson, second edition, with the revised version of Johnson's last days, Hawkins' explanation of why he kept two of Johnson's notebooks, and 2 cancels at F3 and F5 (the latter toning down a story about a brothel keeper), some spotting, printed label of Mrs Eliza Ford of Clifton, 1848, presenting the book to Augusta Thornton, [Courtney & Nichol Smith, p.161/2], J. Buckland etc., 1787--PIOZZI (HESTER LYNCH) Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, FIRST EDITION, with half-title and postscript leaf, [Courtney & Nichol Smith, p.161; Rothschild 1549], T. Cadell, 1786, upper covers detached--[JOHNSON (SAMUEL)] The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale, eighth edition, J.F. & C. Rivington, 1790, contemporary calf, the first 2 worn at spines, 8vo (3)
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