(Johnson, Samuel) Swinburne, Algernon Charles THE CHARACTER AND OPINIONS OF DR. JOHNSON.
London Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd 1918 (but 1985) small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 10, (12) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 250 copies. An unique assemblage of Swinburne materials, which were later separated at the British Museum and reconstructed by William B. Todd for the annual dinner of The Johnsonians to commemorate Johnson's 276 birthday. This was written by Swinbhurne around 1858 and was preserved by him throughout his lifetime. It was among the papers found at The Pines after his death in 1909. It is a detailed essay by the poet of the life and character of Johnson, and is illustrated with facsimiles of the manuscript. Price: $ 35.00
Order nr. 60996
Todd, William B. SWINBURNE MANUSCRIPTS AT TEXAS
N.P. n.p n.d. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers (i), 152-163+(1) pages Article reprinted from The Texas Quarterly, Vol II, No. 3, Autumn 1959. Includes a checklist of the Swinburne manuscripts. Inscribed by Todd on the title page "As indicated in the first note, this was the opening salvo for the Centenary Studies appearing in the next number of TQ. MBT." Price: $ 25.00
Order nr. 92353