Lot 294: Hawkins' Life of Samuel Johnson

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:10:32

Lot 294: Author: Hawkins, John. Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Place Published: London. Publisher: J. Buckland, et al. Date Published: 1787. Description: (2), 602, (16) pp. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8 ¼x5") period full calf, red and black morocco labels. First Edition. Includes much that is lacking in Boswell's biography. Hawkins was a friend of Johnson's and one of his executors. Binding worn, joints and hinges cracked, bookplate; foxing; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $100-150
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