The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral, Critical, and Miscellaneous…(Accurately extracted from his works, and arranged in Alphabetical Order, after the manner of the Duke de la Roche-Foucault’s Maxims.)
Johnson, Samuel.

London: Printed for G. Kearsly, 1781. First edition. This book is thought to have been compiled by William Cooke. Small piece missing from upper margin of A2, lacking the final advertising leaf. A very good copy. Modern marbled boards with burgundy morocco spine label. Octavo. vii, [5], 206 pp. (Item ID: 12808)

$500.00

Chapman and Hazen, p. 160. Courtney, pp. 154-5. Hazen, Modern Philology, February 1938, XXXV, 3. Rothschild 1268. Tinker 1369.

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