Sermon XII. [Written by Dr. Johnson for the Funeral of his Wife]. (sic). pp221 239, IN: TAYLOR, John. ~ Sermons on Different Subjects, Left for Publication, by John Taylor. Late Prebendary of Westminster, Rector Bosworth, Leicestershire and Minister of St. Margaret's, Westminster. Volume the Second. . To which is added, A Sermon written by Samuel Johnson, LL.D., for the Funeral of his wife. Samuel JOHNSON.

Sermon XII. [Written by Dr. Johnson for the Funeral of his Wife]. (sic). pp221 239, IN: TAYLOR, John. ~ Sermons on Different Subjects, Left for Publication, by John Taylor. Late Prebendary of Westminster, Rector Bosworth, Leicestershire and Minister of St. Margaret's, Westminster. Volume the Second. . To which is added, A Sermon written by Samuel Johnson, LL.D., for the Funeral of his wife.

London. Printed for T. Cadell. 1789. Hardcover. 8vo, 21cm, viii,239., in quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards, spine chipped, worn particularly on the edges, hinges rubbed, binding good only, internally fine (Lt). ~ Courtney. Bibliography of. pp170 171. ~ Taylor was a great friend of Dr. Johnson's. Johnson loved him, and considered him a very sensible acute man with a strong mind'. Taylor read the funeral service at Johnson's funeral and indeed their connection does not end there: these sermons are believed in the main to have been the composition of Johnson. (DNB). Item #35383

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