Samuel Johnson.

SKU: 14556

Illustrated. Krutch made the effort to put together a large all-inclusive overview of Johnson's life, writings, and and character at a time when Johnsonian scholars abounded. From the Foreword, "...there is probably no other English man of letters except Shakespeare whom so many people acknowledge as the chief interest of their lives." Johnson is critical to understanding Austen's comedy as well. Red cloth, Hb no Dj., very clean. Henry Holt and Company, NY, 1944. USED. $12.00