Johnson, Samuel. [Rasselas.] The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale. London: R. and J. Dodsley; and W. Johnston, 1759. First edition of Johnson’s only novel. Two vols., contemporary sheep, quarter leather slipcase, upper board of second volume detached. 8vo. A2r of second vol. reading “Contents./Vol. II” and “indiscerpible” spelling on p. 161. Contemporary ink ownership signatures to title pages; fine overall with scattered browning and spotting, board edges rubbed and worn.