Skip to main content alibris logo

The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume I: 1731-1772

by ,

Write The First Customer Review
The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume I: 1731-1772 - Johnson, Samuel, and Redford, Bruce (Editor)
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

It is now become so much the fashion to publish letters, that in order to avoid it, I put as little into mine as I can, Samuel Johnson declared, according to Boswell. And Boswell answered, Do what you will, Sir, you cannot avoid it. Should you even write as ill as you can, your letters would be published as curiosities. But Johnson's letters are far more than that. Even at their most cursory and casual, they are never less than precious biographical documents, and many of them mirror, define, and re-create a vivid likeness ...

loading
The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume I: 1731-1772 2016, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691633824

Hardcover

The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume I: 1731-1772 2014, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691604817

Trade paperback

The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume I: 1731-1772 1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691068817

Hyde edition

Hardcover