Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, And San Francisco: Allyn and Bacon, 1924.
An edition in near fine condition. The cover is clean with gilt lettering. There is a signature of a previous owner on the front endpage.
This is a book about the life and work of the British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, and one of his contemporaries, the British writer and statesman, Samuel Johnson. The book is written in the form of a long essay, and is based on a speech that Walpole gave in 1745. It is a scathing critique of Johnson, and is one of the most famous essays in literary history.; 16mo; 224 pages.