Designs of Chinese buildings, furniture, dresses, machines, and utensils : to which is annexed a description of their temples, houses, gardens, &c

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"Sir William Chambers, that great Architect, whose works shew a sublimity of genius, and who is esteemed by all who know him for his social, hospitable, and generous qualities, submitted the manuscript of his ""Chinese Architecture"" to Dr. Johnson"s perusal. Johnson was much pleased with it, and said, ""It wants no addition nor correction, but a few lines of introduction""; which he furnished, and Sir William adopted".

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Life of Johnson

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Johnson, Samuel
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Notes
Originally published 1791. Assuming this is the book by Chambers in question, Johnson presumably read it before publication in 1757.

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Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Notes
Originally published 1791. Assuming this is the book by Chambers in question, Johnson presumably read it before publication in 1757.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80137
Accessed on 2019/09/15 22:22:48

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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