poetical review of the literary and moral character of the late Samuel Johnson (1786).

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California] in [Los Angeles .

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StatementIntrod by Robert E. Kelley.
SeriesAugustan Reprint Society. Publication, no. 133, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) ;, no. 133.
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LC ClassificationsPR4508.C153 P6 1969
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Paginationx, 28 p.
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL4697350M
LC Control Number77627405

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