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Account of a friendship with Samuel Johnson  

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Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D., During the Last Twenty Years of His Life

Piozzi, Hester Lynch


Printed for T. Cadell



(8vo) recent quarter calf over marbled paper boards, green morocco label, gilt lettering, top edge stained brown. Bound without the half title, errata leaf or postscript.  First Edition.

Mrs. Piozzi’s account of her friendship with Samuel Johnson, laced with anecdotes which include 24 poems by Johnson which he wrote to her in correspondence or she transcribed from their conversations.

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Edges rubbed; front hinge going; light foxing and early ink marks in the text; very good.

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