Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets extracts
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The handwritten copy of extracts (1796; 0.15 cubic feet) from the "Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical observations on their works" by Samuel Johnson, originally published in 1783. Copy was transcribed in 1796 and includes a table of contents and index.
- Creation: 1796
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Transcriber of this item is unknown. Samuel Johnson was one of the most important British writers and critics of the 18th century.
Source: Materials within collection and Encyclopaedia Britannica.
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 volume)
Accession 2019-0035 Purchased 18 July 2018; Martin C. and Ruthe R. Battestin Library Fund, 2018/2019.
- Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets extracts
- Tanner Greene
- 12 March 2019
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