London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-84). Prayers and Meditations ... Published from his Manuscripts, by George Strahan. London: T. Cadell, 1785. 8°. (Some very light browning and marginal staining). Finely-bound in later old-style polished mottled calf gilt by Riviere, spine decorated in gilt, gilt edges. A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Courtney & Smith p.158.
With another limited edition (418 copies) of the same work published at The Golden Eagle Press in 1937. (2)
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