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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life. by Hester Lynch Piozzi

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Last years.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited, with an introd. by S. C. Roberts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3533 .P4 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxlix, 205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5696503M
ISBN 100837131383
LC Control Number70095109

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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. During the Last Twenty Years of His Life Paperback – J by Piozzi Hester Lynch (Creator)4/5(1).   Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D: During the Last Twenty Years of Item PreviewPages: The Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson or the Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. During the Last Twenty Years of His Life by Hester Thrale, also known as Hester Lynch Piozzi, was first published 26 March It was based on the various notes and anecdotes of Samuel Johnson that Thrale kept in her Thraliana. Thrale wrote the work in Italy while she lived there for three years after . Read Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson‚ LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life online by Hesther Lynch Piozzi at , the free online library full of thousands of classic books. Now you can read Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson‚ LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life free from the comfort of your computer or mobile phone and enjoy other many other free.