Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709–13 December 1784) often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.
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History of Rasselas Prince of Abissinia by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson
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Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia leaves the easy life of the Happy Valley accompanied by his sister Nekayah her attendant Pekuah and the muchtravelled philosopher Imlac. Their journey takes them to Egypt where they study the various conditions of mens lives before returning home in a conclusion in which nothing is concluded. Johnsons tale is not only a satire on optimism but also an expression of truth about the human mind and its infinite capacity for hope.  read more
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Johnsons Lives of the Poets Volume 1 by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson
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Life of Mr Richard Savage by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson
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The Life of Mr Richard Savage was the first important book by an unknown Grub Street hack Samuel Johnson who would later become the most celebrated British writer of the late 1700s. Richard Savage 16971743 was a poet playwright and satirist who claimed to be the illegitimate son of a late earl and to have been denied his inheritance and viciously persecuted by his mother. He was urbane charming a brilliant conversationalist but also irresponsible and impulsive. His role in a tavern bra  read more
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An Account of the Life of MR Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers. by Samuel Johnson
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An Account of the Life of MR Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers.  read more
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. a New Edition. by Samuel Johnson
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. a New Edition.  read more
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. 11 Volume Set: The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with his Life, and Notes on his Lives of the Poets: ... Library Collection - Literary Studies) by Samuel Johnson
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. 11 Volume Set: The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with his Life, and Notes on his Lives of the Poets: ... Library Collection - Literary Studies)  read more
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
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Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson
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Rasselas (English Texts) by Samuel Johnson
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Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides by Samuel Johnson
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1936. 435 pages. Brown dust jacket with red lettering over red cloth. Clean pages. Moderate to heavy tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription on front paste down. Front hinge cracked, thus the board is slack. Pages are rough cut. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Mild soiling and marking to boards. Unclipped dust jacket in protective plastic cover. Mild wear and tear to edges and corners. Moderate tanning to spine and edges. Mild soiling to DJ.  read more
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Dr. Johnson on Shakespeare: Edited by W. K. Wimsatt by Samuel Johnson
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1969. 153 pages. Paperback rated as Very Good - Cards, pages, and binding are better than usually found for this title and publication year. World of Rare Books specializes in old and hard-to-find titles.  read more
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Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides by Samuel Johnson
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1936. 435 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Some internal hinge cracking. Tape repairs in place. Remains clear and legible throughout on tanned and foxed pages. Illustrated. Binding has weakened due to hinge cracking. Moderate edge wear and use marking present with tanning to spine.  read more
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