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The Resource The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works, by Samuel Johnson

The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works, by Samuel Johnson

Label
The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works
Title
The lives of the most eminent English poets
Title remainder
with critical observations on their works
Statement of responsibility
by Samuel Johnson
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Contributor
Bookseller
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Printer of plates
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
KSU
Citation location within source
  • T122612
  • 79.4LP/11
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Fleeman, J.D. Bibliography of the works of Samuel Johnson
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR553
LC item number
.J7 1794
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works, by Samuel Johnson
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Publication
Note
  • "Drawback" below imprint date on t.p. of each volume
  • Signatures: Vol. 1: A4 B-2E8 2F2 ; v. 2: A2 (A2+1) B-2E8 ; v. 3: [A]2 B-2C8 2D6 ; v. 4: [A]2 B-2F8 2G2
  • First and second volumes have half-t.p
  • Frontispiece in first volume is an engraved portrait of Johnson published in 1791 by T. Cadell
Contents
v. 1. Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret. Dorset. Stepney. Philips. Walsh --v. 2. Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison. Hughes. Sheffield --v. 3. Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond. Somervile. Savage. Swift. Broome --v. 4. Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A. Philips. West. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Young. Mallet. Akenside. Gray. Lyttelton
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Edition
A new edition, corrected
Extent
4 v. ([2], iii, [1], 3-4, 436; v, [1], 431, [1]; [4] 409, [3]; [4], 452 p.)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in contemporary tree calf; ornamental gilt borders; gilt bands on spine; gold-stamped black leather spine labels, with title "Johnson's Lives;" gray marbled endpapers. Large illustrated bookplate on front pastedown in all four volumes of A.F. Donnison; initials "S.B" [?] of bookplate designer in lower left corner. Gift, 2015 of Lynn Boyden, UCLA MLIS 1997.
Other physical details
engraved frontis. port.
Ownership
Clark Library copy: armorial bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with manuscript note that the bookplate is not geniune; ownership autograph of Sheridan on t.p. of first volume; from the collection of Gerald M. Goldberg.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08463200
  • ucoclc8463200
Label
The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works, by Samuel Johnson
Publication
Note
  • "Drawback" below imprint date on t.p. of each volume
  • Signatures: Vol. 1: A4 B-2E8 2F2 ; v. 2: A2 (A2+1) B-2E8 ; v. 3: [A]2 B-2C8 2D6 ; v. 4: [A]2 B-2F8 2G2
  • First and second volumes have half-t.p
  • Frontispiece in first volume is an engraved portrait of Johnson published in 1791 by T. Cadell
Contents
v. 1. Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret. Dorset. Stepney. Philips. Walsh --v. 2. Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison. Hughes. Sheffield --v. 3. Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond. Somervile. Savage. Swift. Broome --v. 4. Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A. Philips. West. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Young. Mallet. Akenside. Gray. Lyttelton
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Edition
A new edition, corrected
Extent
4 v. ([2], iii, [1], 3-4, 436; v, [1], 431, [1]; [4] 409, [3]; [4], 452 p.)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in contemporary tree calf; ornamental gilt borders; gilt bands on spine; gold-stamped black leather spine labels, with title "Johnson's Lives;" gray marbled endpapers. Large illustrated bookplate on front pastedown in all four volumes of A.F. Donnison; initials "S.B" [?] of bookplate designer in lower left corner. Gift, 2015 of Lynn Boyden, UCLA MLIS 1997.
Other physical details
engraved frontis. port.
Ownership
Clark Library copy: armorial bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with manuscript note that the bookplate is not geniune; ownership autograph of Sheridan on t.p. of first volume; from the collection of Gerald M. Goldberg.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08463200
  • ucoclc8463200

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