W/N-2-49/50

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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.
Inscribed by Thomas Warton as a gift to Samuel Johnson who completed the inscription with his own name.
The signature matches the one shown on the web site of the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum: signature.gif