Notes on Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson

Notes on Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson

A typo appears in the first printing (Fall, 1931) on the verso of the title page: "... An unabridged [sic] edition was unthinkable...". The word "unabridged" was corrected to "abridged" in the next printing.

While this version is unabridged, the regular-sized edition (Toledano number 282.1, published in 1952) is abridged.

First copyright page text:     First Modern Library Edition

First binding style:     G1

First inverse DJ number:      200

Dates in print:     1931 - 1970

Toledano number:   G002.1


Confirmed buckram sighting?      no

Intro author:     Herbert Askwith

Genre:     Biography

Curriculum:     Eighteenth Century

Original language:      English

Thanks to:

Henry Toledano Barry Neavill John Peterson

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