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The R. B. Adam library relating to Dr. Samuel Johnson and his era.

Author/Creator:
Adam, R. B. (Robert Borthwick), 1863-1940.
Publication:
Buffalo, N. Y., Printed for the author; London and New York, Oxford university press, 1929-30.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. fronts., illus. (incl. map) plates, ports., facsims. 28 cm.
Subjects:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Bibliography.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Manuscripts.
English letters -- Bibliography.
Autographs -- United States -- Collections.
Contents:

I. Letters of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, Edmund Burke, Joshua Reynolds, and David Garrick.
II. Catalogue of books.
III. Miscellaneous autograph letters.
IV. Rambling readings from "The Rambler" "The lives of the poets" "Rasselas," etc. Selected by R.B. Adam (2nd.)
Notes:
Vol. 4: Privately printed for the author at Buffalo, N.Y.
Title vignette (portrait)
Vol. 1-3 five hundred copies have been printed by the Volksfreund press, Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. Vol. 4 two hundred and fifty copies.
"These volumes are an elaboration, and a continuation of a 'Catalogue of the Johnsonian collection of R. B. Adam' (2nd), privately printed (fifty copies), in the year 1921."
"Corrections and additions": vol. III, [5] p. at end.
Contributor:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
OCLC:
846573
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