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  1. 24300detail
    A beautifully bound set of an attractive edition, printed in a large legible type. Arthur Murphy's Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson was first published in 1792.

    With an appealing Scottish provenance: ownership inscription at head of title pages, "Mrs Forbes, Echt House", Aberdeenshire. This was the... Learn More
    £1,800

    Stock Code: 24300

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  2. 117635
    First authorized quarto edition and the sixth edition overall, preceded by a pirate Dublin edition the previous year and issued following Johnson's death in 1784. Learn More
    £1,850

    Stock Code: 117635

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