The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. The First Edition, 1791, reprinted verbatim with the appendix, “The principal corrections and additions,” 1793, and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates, and a facsimile autograph letter. Preface by Clement K. Shorter. In Three Volumes.

By: BOSWELL, JAMES;

Price: £50.00

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3 volumes. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed portraits to fronts. Top page edges red. In dustwrappers. In very good conditions with very good dustwrappers. (DW some minor rubbing to edges and corners, rubbing and small chips to ends of spines, faint stain to top front corner on v.1., small tear to bottom rear corner v.3. Not price clipped, in protective sleeves.) Some minor fading to ends of spine on covers else clean and bright. Endpapers with some partial darkening, neat inscription to front “M. Noble.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else a very good clean and tight copy. 3 vols. Illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates, and a facsimile autograph letter.

Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. The First Edition, 1791, reprinted verbatim with the appendix, “The principal corrections and additions,” 1793, and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates, and a facsimile autograph letter. Preface by Clement K. Shorter. In Three Volumes.

Author Name: BOSWELL, JAMES;

Categories: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES,

Publisher: London, The Navarre Society Limited, 1924 1st thus:

Seller ID: 84012

Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES BOSWELL, JAMES; The Life of Samuel Johnson, modern, reprint, facsimile, navarre society, 1924, dustwrappers, jackets, illustrated, 3 volumes,