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Five Volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 8.5 x 5 inches. In brown full calf leather bindings; with gilt paneled boards, raised banding, gilt lettering and full gilt floral decorations. Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor light handling marks to boards. Some areas of rubbing to edges, with some small surface chips to leather. Vol.5 with larger surface chip to front board. Mild foxing to frontis plates with darkening and some offsetting to title page opposite. Some odd areas of foxing to pages (v.1. p.1, p456.) Darkening to map and Round Robin plates, with darkening and foxing to adjacent pages. Otherwise pages are bright and clean. Else very good clean and tight copies. 726pp. Each volume illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait, folding map of Scotland in Vol.2 with double page plate in Vol.3 ‘Round Robin.’
Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. A New Edition, With numerous additions and notes by John Wilson Croker. In Five Volumes.
Publisher: London, John Murray, 1831:
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Seller ID: 83993
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES JAMES BOSWELL, Life, Samuel Johnson, Epistolary Correspondence, Conversations, Studies, Works, Tour, Hebrides, Biographical Dictionary, Percy Fitzgerald, John Murray, 1831, new edition, leather fine bindings, gilt, decorative