1789 The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson
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Early Edition, Leather Binding, Pleasing Copy, Rebound
ESTC T82913. Bound without half-title and six leaves of advertisements to rear. A new edition of this work, considerably enlarged.
Eighteenth century edition of the poetical works of distinguished man of letters Samuel Johnson, a new edition published only five years after his death. Featuring long and short verses, including poems 'London,' 'The Vanity of Human Wishes,' and 'The Natural Beauty' mong others.
With R. C. A. Prior's bookplate to front pastedown.
In half calf binding over marbled boards, renewed endpapers, titles in gilt to morocco spine label. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear, rubbed to spine. Previous ownership pencil inscription to verso front free endpaper, undated. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean.
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