The Idler. With Additional Essays. In Two Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

  • [Johnson, Samuel]
  • London: Printed for J. Rivington and Sons [et al] 1790
  • ESTC N16879.


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12mo, pp. [iii]-viii, 235, [1]iv, 267, [1, ads] + frontispieces. Half-title to vol. 1 discarded. Contemporary calf, boards bordered with a gilt rule, spines divided by gilt rolls, red and black morocco labels, edges sprinkled blue. A little spotting. Bindings rubbed. Purchase inscription to front endpapers of vol. 2: ‘Anne Dickinson. Bought with Uncle Mansell’s Legacy. Jan 4. 1795.’


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