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    1785 1st edition prayers & meditations by samuel johnson samuel + manuscript pages

    1785 1st EDITION  PRAYERS & MEDITATIONS BY SAMUEL JOHNSON  Samuel + MANUSCRIPT PAGES
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    Antique 1785 1st EDITION  PRAYERS & MEDITATIONS BY SAMUEL JOHNSON  Samuel + MANUSCRIPT PAGES

    PRAYERS & MEDITATIONS

     
    COMPOSED BY. SAMUEL JOHNSON
     
    AND PUBLISHED FROM HIS MANUSCRIPTS 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 1830'S 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 WHO POSSIBLY WROTE THE NOTES WITH HIS NAME CIRCLED TO FRONT PAGES [SEE IMAGE]
     
    BOOK MEASURES APPROX 9 x 5 INCHES WITH 16 + 227 PAGES
     
    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
     
    AN UNCOMMON JOHNSON FIRST EDITION IN A FULL LEATHER BINDING
     
    FREE OF CHARGE TRACKED POST WITHIN THE UK
     
    OVERSEAS BUYERS - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR POSTAGE COSTS.

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