Book #58964

Samuel Johnson: a Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing

David Nokes

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2010.
ISBN: 080508651X

Price: $50.00

A Fine first Printing of the First Edition that has a small bump to the lower front board edge in a like dust-jacket that has some mild wear to the rear corner.

Samuel Johnson is one of the most celebrated and influential writers in English history. This biography tells the story of Johnson's life and work, from his early years in the north of England to his years as a London printer and lexicographer. David Nokes provides an engaging and comprehensive account of Johnson's life and work, drawing on a wealth of new sources.; 8vo; 419 pages.