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12 volumes. Hardback. 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound in light brown calf leather to spines and corners with blind embossed edging, marbled paper boards. Black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with gilt banding and numbering to spines. Blue endpapers and red speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Rubbing to extremities; Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Spines rubbed and darkened; ends of spines rubbed with some chips/nicks. Some darkening and marks to boards, some nicks and chips to leather. Some darkening and mild foxing between endpapers, “W.T. Swayne” stamp to fronts. Some cracks between endpapers, slight cracks to hinges vol.3. Some minor spots else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a very good set. 12 volumes.
Title: The Works of Samuel Johnson. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes. With an Essay on His Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy, Esq.
Publisher: London, Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons, For J. Nichols & Son, F & C Rivington, Otridge & Son, A Strahan, Leigh & Sotheby, &c... &c... 1810 New Edition:
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Keywords: Literature JOHNSON, SAMUEL: The Works of Samuel Johnson, A New Edition, In Twelve Volumes, To which if prefixed an Essay on His Life and Genius by Arthur Murphy, Esq, London, G. Walker, J. Akerman, E. Edward & others, 1820, New Edition, 12 volumes, Hardback, calf, leather, bindings, Gilt, Marbled, engraved, frontis, portrait, W.T. Swayne