Samuel Johnson

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Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), the famous eighteenth-century author and dictionary maker.

Shelfmark W/N-2-49/50
Thomas Warton. Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser. By Thomas Warton. The second edition, corrected and enlarged. 1762.
Inscription on second front free endpaper: From the author [in a different hand:] to Sam: Johnson.
Inserted in the volume: a modern transcription of a letter from Johnson to Warton, dated 16 July 1754, thanking him for the 1754 first edition of the work.