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Johnson, Samuel, 1709–1784

An account of the life of Mr Richard Savage, son of the Earl Rivers.

Additional Title(s):

Life of Savage

London: Printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane. 1744.
Physical Description:
2 p.l., 180 [i.e. 186] p., [1] l. 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3531 L43 1744
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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BEIN Tinker 1297: Imperfect: First leaf (half-title) and last leaf (blank) wanting. First ed., first issue. Presentation inscription from George Shea to John Savage. Presentation inscription from Henry Kirke Cushing to Mrs. Harvey W. Cushing.
BEIN Tinker 1298: Imperfect: First leaf (half-title) and last leaf (advertisement) wanting. Height: 22 cm. First ed., second issue.
BEIN Im J637 744: Imperfect: Final leaf (blank?) wanting. First ed., first issue. Height: 21 cm. Facsimile of Savage's letter to Dr. Birch inserted facing p. [1].
BEIN Im J637 744b: First ed., second issue; errata p. 180 [i.e. 186]; advertising matter: [1] leaf at end. Bookplates of Winston Henry Hagen and A. Edward Newton.
BEIN Im J637 744Bb: Another issue? Half-title, title page, and quire T same as first ed., second issue; rest printed from another setting of type. Mr. Liebert designated the differing sheets as "ed. 2". Uncut.
BEIN 1974 2954: First ed., second issue; height 22 cm.; errata p. 180 [i.e 186]; advertising matter: [1] leaf at end. Bookplate of Charles, Earl of Ailesburgy. Autograph on front wrapper: Countess [?] Du Barry [not in the hand of comtesse Jeanne Bécu Du Barry].
BEIN 1975 2280: First ed., second issue; advertising matter [1] leaf at end. Bookplate of Thomas Davison.
BAC: First edition, first state. Autograph of K. Tomkinson, 1751.
Pages 185, 186 misnumbered 179,180, respectively.
Signatures: [A]² B-Aa⁴ Bb².
Tinker Library, 1297
Tinker Library, 1298
Courtney & Smith. Bibl. of Samuel Johnson (1925 ed.), p. 15-17
Subject Terms:
Ailesbury, Charles Bruce, Earl of, 1682-1747 -- Bookplate.
Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.
Cushing, Harvey Williams, Mrs. -- Presentation inscription from H.K. Cushing.
Cushing, Henry Kirke -- Presentation inscription to Mrs. H.W. Cushing.
Davison, Thomas -- Bookplate.
Du Barry -- Autograph.
Hagen, Winston Henry, 1859-1918 -- Bookplate.
Murderers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940 -- Bookplate.
Roberts, J. -- Publisher.
Savage, John, 1828-1888 -- Presentation inscription from G. Shea.
Savage, Richard, d. 1743.
Shea, George, 1826-1895 -- Presentation inscription to J. Savage.
Tomkinson, K. -- Autograph, 1757.

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