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The story of Doctor Johnson being an introduction to Boswell"s Life by S. C. Roberts

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English


  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.C. Roberts.
ContributionsBoswell, James, 1740-1795., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPR3533 .R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 157 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6619546M
LC Control Number19015914

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