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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. : with occasional remarks on his writings ; an authentic copy of his will ; a catalogue of his works, and a facsimile of his hand writing. (The second edition with considerable additions and corrections.) To which is added, Johnsoniana ; or, a selection of Dr. Johnson's bon-mots, observations, &c. most of which were never before published. Preview this item
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. : with occasional remarks on his writings ; an authentic copy of his will ; a catalogue of his works, and a facsimile of his hand writing. (The second edition with considerable additions and corrections.) To which is added, Johnsoniana ; or, a selection of Dr. Johnson's bon-mots, observations, &c. most of which were never before published.

Author: Samuel Johnson; William Cook; William Dodd
Publisher: London : Printed for G. Kearsley, 1785.
Series: Library of English literature, LEL 11886.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Biography : Microfiche : English : 2nd ed., with considerable additions and corrections
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Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson; William Cook; William Dodd
OCLC Number: 6957269
Notes: "The authorship is attributed to William Cooke, a member of the Essex Head club."--Cambridge bibliography of English literature.
The "Postscript" written by Johnson in behalf of Dr. Dodd was "printed by Doctor Johnson's directions, under the title of, Occasional papers by the late William Dodd, LL. D. but on the day before the intended publication, Mrs. Dodd, for whose benefit the sale of them was proposed, conscious they were not her husband's writing ... begged they might be suppressed; her request was granted, and the whole impression, consisting of 500 copies, were cancelled, two or three excepted, from one of which they are now reprinted."--Postscript, p. 168.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 sheet of microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 11886).
Description: iv, 209 pages : portrait, folded facsimile
Contents: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. --
An authentic copy of Dr. Johnson's will, extracted from the prerogative court of Canterbury. --
Johnsoniana: or bon-mots, observations, &c. of the late Samuel Johnson. --
A catalogue of Dr. Johnson's works. --
Postscript (in behalf of Dodd).
Series Title: Library of English literature, LEL 11886.
Other Titles: Johnsoniana

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