Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)

Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works Special Presentation Copies and Several of His Original Manuscripts Classic Reprint Excerpt from Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works Special Presentation Copies a

  • Title: Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson (1709-1909): Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Grolier Club
  • ISBN: 9781333489434
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson 1709 1909 Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original ManuscriptsAs always, the manuscripts seem to bring us very near to the writer The letters to Mrs Thrale and Samuel Richardson nos 21 and 62aExcerpt from Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorative of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Samuel Johnson 1709 1909 Consisting of Original Editions of His Published Works, Special Presentation Copies, and Several of His Original ManuscriptsAs always, the manuscripts seem to bring us very near to the writer The letters to Mrs Thrale and Samuel Richardson nos 21 and 62a contain many allusions to the illustrious circle of which Dr Johnson was the center the Prayer and his own New Testament nos 62 and with inserted pages in his hand writing, bring to mind the religious Side of his nature, while the Dodd letters no 59 bear witness to his ready sympathy.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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