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Place Published: London
Publisher: Henry Sampson Woodfall
Date Published: 1772

Description: 2 volumes. Small 8vos, rebound in plain tan cloth with gilt-lettered leather spine labels. London: Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. First authorized edition. A near fine copy.

Comments: A source book of Dr. Johnson. The first publication of this 17th-century landmark in philology, to which Dr. Johnson was enormously indebted in the compilation of his great dictionary. It is especially noteworthy that the illustrative literary specimens are largely selected from Chaucer. Junius was an intimate of Milton.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 133207

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Hello. Many thanks for the 2 volumes which arrived this morning. They are outstanding examples of this scarce chess periodical and I am very pleased with them. - Michael C.
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