SAYINGS OF DR. JOHNSON
A Watergate Booklet. A collection of quotes on such subjects as whipping, Scotchmen, tobacco, and sailors made by Johnson. Contains a Portrait of Johnson by Boswell, and a holiday dedication plate is laid-in. Scattered foxing of pages, spine sunned, edges worn.
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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE.
by Brown, Michelle P.
Limited, numbered edition of 1750, with 25 lettered copies not for sale also printed. Facsimile of the "Holkham Bible Picture Book," Additional MS 47682, British Library. Acquired by the British Library in 1952, the manuscript was held previously at Holkham Hall, Norfolk (Holkham MS 666). Consists of 231 images mainly of episodes in the books of Genesis and Revelation. Original manuscript believed to have been produced in London, ca. 1327-40. Facsimile is accompanied by a companion volume that includes historical context, commentary and a bibliography. Companion volume includes 8 pages of color plates. Instructions for care of laid in the facsimile volume.