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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, PA .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1884 ed. published by T. F. Unwin, London.

Statementby James Macaulay.
LC ClassificationsPR3533 .M25 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4717787M
ISBN 100848249887
LC Control Number78004474

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