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James Boswell"s Life of Johnson

an edition of the original manuscript

by James Boswell

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Published by Edinburgh University Press, Yale University Press in Edinburgh, New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.,
    • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Marshall Waingrow.
      SeriesThe Yale editions of the private papers of James Boswell--research edition, Yale editions of the private papers of James Boswell--research edition (Edinburgh, Scotland)
      ContributionsWaingrow, Marshall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3533 .B6 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1123022M
      ISBN 100748604715, 0300060602, 0748606068, 0300079699
      LC Control Number94060557


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