A Diary of a Tour into North Wales, in the Year 1774. To Which is Added An Essay on the Corn Laws. SAMUEL JOHNSON.

A Diary of a Tour into North Wales, in the Year 1774. To Which is Added An Essay on the Corn Laws.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Published by Harrison Hall, at the Port Folio Office, 1817.
Edition: First American edition.
Bibliographical References: Fleeman 816DW/2; American Bibliography 41162; Tinker 1390.
Condition: Binding a little worn; text moderately foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 26118

Description

12mo, contemporary black quarter roan, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering. Frontispiece facsimile of Johnson's holograph. Bound without the half-title.

Comments

¶ Johnson's posthumously published narrative of his trip to North Wales, edited with notes by Richard Duppa (1768-1831). This American edition is the first to contain Johnson's short essay "Considerations on the Corn Laws," first published in 1766. See Fleeman 66.11CC.

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