Portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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"Character sketches of Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson, and David Garrick, together with other Manuscripts of Reynolds recently discovered among the Private Papers of James Boswell and now first published. Prepared for the press with introductions and notes by Frederick W. Hilles, Bodman Professor of English Literature, Yale University." The source material for this volume, discovered at Malahide Castle, includes character sketches in Reynolds' own hand, as well as fragments of discourses written for students at the Royal Academy and an essay on Shakespeare, letters from Reynolds to Boswell and Johnson, and more. Illustrations include some photos of the manuscripts. William Heinemann, Ltd. London. 1952. Hb, Dj. USED. $32.00
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