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Johnson, Samuel, 1709–1784

The works of the English poets : with prefaces, biographical and critical / by Samuel Johnson.

London : Printed by H. Hughs, 1779-1781.
Physical Description:
68 v. : ill. ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1171 J6 1779
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: v. 6, v.15, and v. 20 only.
Publisher varies.
The prefaces by Samuel Johnson were printed by J. Nichols and bound separately as vols. 59-68.
Courtney, W.P. Johnson p. 140.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- 18th century -- History.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1779-1781.
Hughs, H. -- Printer.

  • v.1-2 Cowley
  • v.3-5 Milton --v.6-7 Butler --v.8 Waller --v.9 Denham and Yalden --v.11 Otway, Duke and Dorset --v.13-16 Dryden --v.17-19 Dryden's Virgil --v.20 Garth and King --[v.21] Philips, Smith, Pomfret --v.22 Hughes --v.23 Addison --v.24 Blackmore's Creation --v.25 Buckingham and Lansdowne --v.26 Rowe and Tickell --v. 27-28 Rowe's Lucan --v.29 Congreve and Fenton --v.30-31 Prior --v.32-34 Pope --[v.35-36] Pope's Homer. The Iliad -v.37-38 Pope's Homer. The Odyssey --v.39-40 Swift --v.41-42 Gay --v.43 Broome and Pitt --v.44 Parnell and A. Philips --[v.46] Watts --v.49 Thomson, Hammond and Collins --v.50-52 Young --v.53 Dyer and Mallet --v.54 Shenstone --v.55 Akenside --v..56 Lyttelton, West and Gray --v.57-58 Index --v.59-68 Prefaces.

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