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1785 1st Edition Prayers & Meditations by Samuel Johnson with Manuscript Pages

REF: ES1673 / LA367843
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Description
Prayers & Meditations, composed by Samuel Johnson and published from his banuscripts by George Strahan, published by T. Cadell, London 1785. First Edition Bound in a later full leather binding by Hatchards & Son, several hand written pages on Religion consisting of three full pages to front of book, further hand written notes to margins of last text page on 227 + margins to reverse of last text page & margin of page 193 + a further three full pages to rear, notes date from the 1830s with a date of 1834 to one page at rear. Also includes the bookplate to front endpapers of samuel know cunningham [Irish Politician with a House of Commons envelope pasted to rear endpaper] & the bookplate of John Mangles wno possibly wrote the notes with his name circled to front pages [see image]. The book measures approx 9 x 5 inches with 16 + 227 pages Uncommon Johnson First Edition in a full leather binding.

measurements

Height:
9 in
Width:
5 in

declaration

Elder Books & Collectables has clarified that the 1785 1st Edition Prayers & Meditations by Samuel Johnson with Manuscript Pages (LA367843) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1785

condition

SOME MINOR SPLITS TO LEATHER AT OUTER FRONT HINGE [ BOARDS ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED ] FEW MINOR SCRAPES OR RUBBING TO LEATHER COVER, CORNERS BUMPED, OCCASIONAL MINOR MARKS, LIGHT FOXING OR CREASE TO PAGES, HEAVY FOXING BETWEEN PAGES 174-195 OVERALL THE BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD ACCEPTABLE CONDITION

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Date of Manufacture:
1785

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location

This 1785 1st Edition Prayers & Meditations by Samuel Johnson with Manuscript Pages is located in Ross on Wye, United Kingdom

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Ross on Wye, United Kingdom

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