Hessay Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Browse Books
Browse All Our Books
 
 
 

Dr Johnson

Dr Johnson

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 (Johnson, Samuel et al) The Idler By The Author of The Rambler with Additional Essays in Two Volumes Volume the Second
J Hodges, W Millar, R Tonson et al 1790 Hard Cover Fair 
Sixth edition. Volume II only. 247pp, hand made and hand cut paper. Marbled paper covered boards, worn to the edges and lacking the spine cover. The title page and contents are present, but the book has been bound without pp 1-12, so that the first complete Number is 56, otherwise this volume is complete, with the three Additional Essays. A suitable 'reading copy'. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Bertrand H Bronson Johnson Agonistes and Other Essays
Cambridge 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
156pp, complete dustjacket sun darkened to the edges and spine. Internally very clean. Three essays on Johnson Agonistes, Boswell's Boswell and Johnson's 'Irene' , originally printed in 'The University of California Publications in English'. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Birrell, Augustine Obiter Dicta First and Second Series Complete
Duckworth 1910 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
326pp, blue cloth covered boards with a little wear to top of spine. Internally clean. First and second series of essays complete - includes, Pope, Dr Johnson, Burke, Lamb, Emerson etc 
Price: 6.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson LLD Volume One
Dent 1907 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Everyman edition. The first volume of two. 638pp, light blue cloth covered boards, now a little darkened with age, with gilt ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Includes Introduction and Chronological Table. This volume goes to 1776, when Dr Johnson was aged 67. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Boswell, James and Bailey, John (ed) A Shorter Boswell
Nelson 1932 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Edited and with an Introduction by John Bailey. 256pp with blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece illustration. School ownership stamps to innner board, a couple of small foxmarks to foredge, otherwise internally clean. 195 extracts from Boswell's Life of Dr Samuel Johnson - part of the Teaching of English series. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Bundock, Michael (ed) The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2002-2003
Johnson Society of London 2004 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 77pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ and the law, SJ and John Wesley, Antipathy of Mason, Gray Walpole and SJ, Erasmus Darwin, SJ and teachers etc 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Bundock, Michael (ed) The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2003-2004
Johnson Society of London 2005 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 82pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on SJ's Criticism. Francis Barber, John Nichols, Dr Richard WIlkes, Anna Seward and SJ and public sculpture 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Bundock, Michael (ed) Beryl Bainbridge et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 2000-2001
Johnson Society of London 2002 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 93pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Prizefighting, Johnson's Milton, Elizabeth Carter & Catherine Talbot, Mrs Piozzi and SJ and his Physicians 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Bundock, Michael (ed) Frank Delaney et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1998- 1999
Johnson Society of London 2000 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 74pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Johnson & Economics, the Devout Dr Johnson, C18 Readers, Fanny Burney, Charlotte Smith etc 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Bundock, Michael (ed) P D James et al The New Rambler Journal of the Johnson Society of London 1997-1998
Johnson Society of London 1999 00286540 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format. 76pp, soft covers. A clean copy. Papers on Dr Fleeman's Bibliography, Sarah Fielding, Despair and its Antidotes, SJ and Politics, SJ and the Imagination, Goldsmith and SJ 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Craik, Roger James Boswell 1740 - 1795 The Scottish Perspective
HMSO 1994 0114942269 / 9780114942267 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Tall format, heavy softback of 196pp, with illustrated laminated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. A biography of the traveller, and biographer of Doctor Johnson from the viewpoint of his Scottish background. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Dudley, John (ed) The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2001
The Johnson Society 2001 03065375 First Edition Soft Cover As New 
60pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by Frank Delaney 'The Presence of Dr Johnson', Graham Nicholls' Johnson reads for the Dictionary' Denis Gibbs 'Sir John Floyer', ' S J and the Stanhope Family' 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 Dudley, John (ed) The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2002
The Johnson Society 2002 03065375 First Edition Soft Cover As New 
60pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by Adam Sisman ' Dr Johnson's Second Wife', Ian McIntyre' Johnson and Garrick' Kenneth Bowe 'A Famous Argument' 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 Dudley, John (ed) The Transactions of the Johnson Society 2003
The Johnson Society 2003 03065375 First Edition Soft Cover As New 
58pp, illustrated card covers. A clean copy. Articles by John Sergeant 'Dr Johnson the Journalist', Vanessa Collingridge 'Captain Cook' Denis Gibbs '2 Views of Lichfield', Philip Spinks 'Why a hatred for Sir John Pringle?', Martha Ross Smith 'The Whitehallls of Pipe Rideware' and Very Rev Dr Arnold S. Matthew's Day Sermon' 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Holmes, Richard Dr Johnson & Mr Savage
Flamingo 1994 0006548245 / 9780006548249 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
260pp. A very clean, tight copy. The story of the friendship between the young Dr Johnson and the poet and convicted murderer Richard Savage. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 Johnson, Samuel The Vanity of Human Wishes The Tenth Satire of Juvenal Imitated By Samuel Johnson
Harmsworth 1996 0948807326 / 9780948807329 Soft Cover Fine 
14pp, yellow stapled softback covers. A very clean copy. A facsimile reprint of the first edition printed by R Dodsley in 1749. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Johnson, Samuel and Walpole, Horace and Beckford, William Shorter Novels Eighteenth Century Rasselas The Castle of Otranto Vathek
Dent 1948 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Everyman edition. 306pp. red cloth covered boards. Introduction and Notes by Philip Henderson. Internally clean. Three 18th century novels by Dr Johnson, Horace Walpole and William Beckford. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 Jones, Edmund D English Critical Essays Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Oxford 1924 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 460pp, green cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, ink notes to essays by Milton and Dryden, otherwise clean. Essays by Sidney, Ben Jonson, Pope, Dr Johnson etc 
Price: 3.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Jones, Edmund D English Critical Essays Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Oxford 1922 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 460pp, green cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, extensive pencil notes. Essays by Sidney, Ben Jonson, Milton, Pope, Dr Johnson etc 
Price: 3.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 Krutch, Joseph Wood Samuel Johnson A Biography
Cassell 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
502pp, illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the ends of the spine. 13 pages of b + w illustrations, including a fold out page of the Dictionary. Previous owner's bookplate under the front turnover flap, otherwise internally very clean. A readable and scholarly account of Johnson's life, character and work 
Price: 8.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@hessaybooks.co.uk
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie