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Published by Jones & Co., 1825. in London .
Written in English


  • Poets, English -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel Johnson.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
LC ClassificationsPR553 .J7 1825
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p.
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6623355M
LC Control Number20004854

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