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A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation

St. Thomas More; Introduction and Notes by Frank Manley

An unabridged, modernized version of the new text of Thomas More's greatest English work as established in Volume 12 of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More. The old spelling and punctuation are normalized according...

September 10, 1977, Cloth, $125.00

Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 16

Rasselas and Other Tales

Samuel Johnson; Edited by Gwin J. Kolb

This volume brings together three of Johnson’s longest fictional pieces, showing the unusual similarities in some of their main themes and emphases. Rasselas, a philosophical tale that embodies the full range of...

December 26, 1990, Cloth, $125.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 38

Volume 38, August 16, 1782, through January 20, 1783

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Ellen R. Cohn

This volume covers the five-month period ending January 20, 1783, when Britain signed preliminary articles of peace with France and Spain, and Britain and the United States declared a cessation of hostilities, effectively...

December 15, 2006, Cloth, $125.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 13

Volume 13: January 1, 1766 through December 31, 1766

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Leonard W. Labaree

The most important event in Franklin's career during 1766 was his influential examination before the House of Commons advocating the repeal of the Stamp Act. The verbatim account of that examination, as recorded by the...

September 10, 1969, Cloth, $125.00

James Boswell's Life of Johnson

An Edition of the Original Manuscript in Four Volumes. Volume 3: 1776-1780

James Boswell; Edited by Thomas F. Bonnell

The original manuscript of James Boswell's Life of Johnson—a composite of his basic draft and innumerable revisions—served as printer's copy, despite its maze-like appearance. This volume, third of a projected four,...

October 16, 2012, Cloth, $125.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 40

Volume 40: May 16 through September 15, 1783

Ellen R. Cohn, Editor; Jonathan R. Dull, Senior Associate Editor; Karen Duval and Kate M. Ohno, Associate Editors; Alicia K. Anderson, Adrina M. Garbooshian, Michael Sletcher, and Philipp Ziesche, Assistant Editors; Alysia M. Cain, Editorial Assistant

During the period of this volume, the United States of America completed its transformation into a fully recognized independent nation. In May, Franklin and his fellow American peace commissioners John Adams, John Jay, and...

December 20, 2011, Cloth, $125.00

Bibliography of American Literature, Volume 8

Charles Warren Stoddard to Susan Bogert Warner

Jacob Blanck; Edited and completed by Michael Winship

The latest volume of the Bibliography of American Literature contains approximately 1,885 numbered entries by twenty-nine authors, including well-known literary authors Royall Tyler, Henry David Thoreau, and John Trumbull....

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $125.00

The Correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb, Overseers of the Auchinleck Estate

James Boswell; Edited by Nellie Pottle Hankins and John Strawhorn

The latest volume in the Boswell Research Edition contains James Boswell’s correspondence over many years with the overseers of his Auchinleck estate in Ayrshire. The letters and the wealth of primary material used to...

January 11, 1999, Cloth, $125.00

The General Correspondence of James Boswell, 1766-1769

Volume 1: 1766-1767

James Boswell; Edited by Richard C. Cole; With contributions by Peter S. Baker and Rachel McClellan

This book is the first in a two-volume edition of James Boswell's correspondence during a period that was one of the happiest and most productive of his life—from his return from the Grand Tour in February 1766 to his...

October 27, 1993, Cloth, $125.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 22

Volume 22: March 23, 1775 through October 27, 1776

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by William B. Willcox

September 10, 1982, Cloth, $125.00