Rasselas : Prince of Abyssinia (Illustrated)

Rasselas : Prince of Abyssinia (Illustrated)

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by Samuel Johnson
     
 

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Rasselas was written by Samuel Johnson in the year 1759, when his age was fifty. He had written his London in 1738; his Vanity of Human Wishes in 1740; his Rambler between March, 1750, and March, 1752. Rasselas was written in the evenings of one week, and sent to press while being written. Johnson earned by it a hundred pounds, with p. 6twenty-five pounds more for a

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Rasselas was written by Samuel Johnson in the year 1759, when his age was fifty. He had written his London in 1738; his Vanity of Human Wishes in 1740; his Rambler between March, 1750, and March, 1752. Rasselas was written in the evenings of one week, and sent to press while being written. Johnson earned by it a hundred pounds, with p. 6twenty-five pounds more for a second edition. It was published in March or April; Johnson never read it after it had been published until more than twenty years afterwards. Then, finding it in a chaise with Boswell, he took it up and read it eagerly.

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ISBN-13:
9781304060310
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
05/22/2013
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A beautifully written book. Wonderful.