Graphic Illustrations of the Life and Times of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

London: John Murray, 1837. F. Not paginated, but approximately 140 pages; containing 24 pages with illustrations or facsimile letters and autographs. collated complete with the table of contents: View of Lichfield by Stanfield; Portrait of Michael Johnson; Edward Cave; Saint John's Gate Clerkenwell; House in Bolt-Court Fleet Street; General Oglethorpe; Grammar School at Lichfield; Academy at Edial; Right Hon. Warren Hastings; Richard Owen Cambridge; Residence of Mrs. Clive, Twickenham; Honourable Topham Beauclerk; Residence of Thomas Davies in Great Russell Street Covent Garden; Rev. Thomas Wharton; View of Kettel-Hall, Oxford; Henry Thrale, Esq.; Residence of Dr. Francis Wise at Ecclesfield; Flora MacDonald; residence of George Stevens, Esq. Hampstead Heath; Full-Length Portrait of Dr. Johnson, in the Dress Worn By Him on His Journey to the Hebrides, engraved by Smith after Trotter; each engraved illustration or facscimile accompanied by a page or two of notes and quotes, from Boswell and others; Samuel Johnson (1709-84), English lexicographer, critic and poet; volume in contemporary full diced calf leather binding; binding dried & worn, spine chipped, lacking old title-label, splitting at hinges; contents including plates mostly very clean and in good condition, with the exception of the endpapers (darkened, cheaper paper) and last several leaves, with old dampstain in bottom corner; candidate for rebinding or binding restoration. Item #12498

Price: $200.00

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