20 December 1984
Show More Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate.
Hogarth, 646 pp., £6.95, July 1984, 0 7012 0562 8Show More
A Preliminary Handlist of Copies of Books Associated with Dr Samuel Johnson by J.D. Fleeman.
Oxford Bibliographical Society, 101 pp., £5, March 1984, 0 901420 41 7Show More
Samuel Johnson 1709-84: A Bicentenary Exhibition edited by K.K. Yung.
Arts Council/Herbert Press, 144 pp., £9.95, July 1984, 9780906969458Show More
Samuel Johnson by Donald Greene.
Oxford, 872 pp., £15, June 1984, 9780192541796Show More
“... their mouths.’ The 200th anniversary of Johnson’s death has been the occasion for publishing a number of books, long and short. Of these, the most distinguished is probably the shortest: David Fleeman’s Preliminary Handlist of Copies of Books Associated with Dr Samuel Johnson. Anyone with a bit of learning and a curious mind will find title after title to linger over in this tally of association ...”