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ENGL 101: Jane Austen and Her Peers: Rare Books

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Fanny Burney (1752 – 1840)

Lady Anne Hamilton (1766 – 1846)

Rare Book Editions of Rousseau in the Vault

Samuel Johnson. A Dictionary of the English Language  (1755)

Johnson, Samuel, William Strahan, and Andrew Millar. A Dictionary of the English Language : in Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers : to Which Are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. [First edition]. London: Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton ; T. and T. Longman ; C. Hitch and L. Hawes ; A. Millar ; and R. and J. Dodsley, 1755.  Vault PE1620 .J6 1755

Sophie Cottin (1770 – 1807)

Hannah More (1745-1833 )

More, Hannah, 1745-1833. Slavery, A Poem. London:: Printed for T. Cadell ..., 1788.

Illustrations from Rare Book Editions of Rousseau in the Vault


Illustration to 'Emile', in 'Oeuvres choisies de                       Illustration to 'La Nouvelle Héloïse', in 'Oeuvres
Jean Jacques Rousseau' (London c1783)                           choisies de Jean Jacques Rousseau' (London c1783)

James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791)

Boswell, James, Samuel Johnson, Henry Baldwin, Charles Dilly, Joshua Reynolds, and James Heath. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. : Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order ; a Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons ; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never before Published ; the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century, During Which He Flourished ; in Two Volumes. London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, 1791.  Vault PR3533 .B6 1791

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