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56
[Johnson, Samuel]
THE RAMBLER. J. PAYNE AND J. BOUQUET, 1751
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
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56
[Johnson, Samuel]
THE RAMBLER. J. PAYNE AND J. BOUQUET, 1751
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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[Johnson, Samuel]
THE RAMBLER. J. PAYNE AND J. BOUQUET, 1751
folio, numbers 1-208 [all published], complete in 1 volume, earliest issue of the title page for the collected numbers (covers first two numbers, dated 1751) with no table of contents or mottoes (See Courteney, p. 50), neat table of contents added by contemporary owner at end, contemporary calf, spine richly gilt in seven compartments, speckled edges, German library stamp on title, minor offsetting and browning
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Literature

Courtney-Nichol Smith, pp. 25-30; Rothschild 1234

Catalogue Note

Johnson wrote all but four issues and parts of three others; Elizabeth Carter wrote nos. 44 and 100; Richardson no. 97; C. Talbot no. 30; Garrick, part of no. 15; Hester Mulso part of no. 10, and Joseph Simpson a letter in no. 107.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London