WINDHOVER PRESS. HOOLE, John. THEIN, John. BRACK, O.M. ~ Journal Narrative Relative to Doctor Johnson's Last Illness Three Weeks Before His Death Kept by John Hoole.
Iowa City Windhover Press 1972
Frontispiece engraving by John Thein; his model was a mask made at the time of Johnson’s death. One of 250 copies. Edited and with a preface by O.M. Brack. Set in Bembo types and printed on Rives paper. 8vo., original slightly rubbed black cloth, lettering in gilt to spine, small bookseller label to rear pastedown, a very good copy.
Hoole’s journal was originally written in 1784 and is the fullest known account of Johnson’s last days, from November 20 to his death on December 13.
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