R.B. Adam library relating to Dr. Samuel Johnson and his era.
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Published by Printed for the author, Oxford university press in Buffalo, N.Y, London, New York .
Written in English


  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Bibliography.,
  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Manuscripts.,
  • English letters -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts, English -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
LC ClassificationsZ8455.8 .A21
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6737554M
LC Control Number30001282

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