1809-1811, The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D., Volumes 1-4, 6-8, Seven Antique Literature books, Two hundred years old.


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1809-1811, Seven Antique Literature books, The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D., Volumes 1-4, 6-8, Two hundred years old. Published by William Durell

Part of The British Classics Series, Which originally include 12 Volumes of Johnson's Work, vol. 1 and 2, 1809, Volume 3, 4, 6 7, 8, of Johnson, 1811

Owners's ex Libris sticker says Thomas Newbold -- maybe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Newbold_(New_York_politician)

4 x 7 in. Half brown calf and marbled papers. In Good condition. Browning, toning, foxing, spotting from age on pages in the front, but interior pages look great. Covers attached. Spines cracked and bumped. Missing some of the title pastedowns; others have been rescued and are available inside the front cover for future restoration. See pictures for more evidence of condition.

An antique set of books by Samuel Johnson, a noted English writer. Half leather in fair condition with great interior pages. Strong binding. Over two-hundred years old, these books are a treasure.


Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [OS 7 September] – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor, and lexicographer. Religiously, he was a devout Anglican,[1] and politically a committed Tory. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography describes Johnson as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history".[2] He is the subject of James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson, described by Walter Jackson Bate as "the most famous single work of biographical art in the whole of literature".


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