The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. Son of the Earl Rivers [complete in 2 volumes]; With an account of the life and writings of the author, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A new edition. Richard SAVAGE, Samuel JOHNSON.
The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. Son of the Earl Rivers [complete in 2 volumes]; With an account of the life and writings of the author, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A new edition.
The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. Son of the Earl Rivers [complete in 2 volumes]; With an account of the life and writings of the author, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A new edition.

The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. Son of the Earl Rivers [complete in 2 volumes]; With an account of the life and writings of the author, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A new edition.

London: Printed for T. Evans in the Strand, 1777. Hardcover. 8vo. Contemporary calf. 6-panel hubbed spine with gilt lettering. Blue silk ribbons attached. Vol. I: [11], cxvi, [3], iv, [3], 185, [2] pp. Vol. II: [7], vi, [1], 279, [2] pp.
Front hinge of Vol. II overopened but holding. Some chipping to leather, including a 1/2" chip to the title on spine of Vol. II. Both volumes have bookplate for The Endowed School, Kilmersdon inside front cover and contemporary signatures on half-title. Vol. I has pencil notes facing title page. Tight and clean, an excellent set.
This is an uncommon set of the works of English poet Richard Savage (1697-1743), including "Dr. Johnson's Life of the Author," a relatively early printing of Johnson's Life of Savage, which was his first major biographical work. Very good. Item #2747

Price: $200.00