Author:Newton, A. Edward

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Doctor Johnson: A Play

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1923

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9321

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Red cloth with black backstrip. Wear on corners and general light aging. Book is square and binding is tight. Jacket has wear and aging along with some tape repairs on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; This is a play by the well-known book-collector A, Edward Newton, who wrote The Amenities of Book-Collecting and was a major collector of Samuel Johnson. This copy is especially distinguished by Jean Hersholt's bookplate and signature (on the bookplate) on the ffep. Hersholt was the famous Hollywood character actor for whom the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is sometimes presented... View more info