Autograph letter signed : London?, to an unidentified recipient, 1756 Nov.

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Autograph letter signed : London?, to an unidentified recipient, 1756 Nov.

Autograph letter signed : London?, to an unidentified recipient, 1756 Nov.

Offering criticism of an unspecified literary work.

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...