The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Library of English Classics. Extra Illustrated Edition. Three Volumes Bound in Six. In Stunning Leather Fine Bindings.

By: BOSWELL, JAMES:

Price: £1,500.00

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Six volumes. Tall 8vo. Approx 9 x 6 inches. In fine leather bindings by “Fazakerley, Liverpool.” Quarter bound dark brown polished morocco to spine and corners and light brown cloth to boards. Raised banding, and gilt lettering to spines. Top page edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In excellent near fine condition. Stunning fine leather binding by “Fazakerley, Liverpool.” Lovely clean smart covers. Binders stamps to corners of front endpapers. Additional handwritten illustrations list to front of vol.1. Some occasional areas of mild/minor foxing to one or two pages and inserted plates, Else pages very clean and tight throughout. Else an excellent clean and tight set. 6 vols. Illustrated with many additional B&W engraved portraits. (Neat handwritten list at front of vol.1.) This edition is reprinted from that prepared by Mr. Mowbray Morris for the Messrs. Macmillan’s “Globe” series in 1893.

Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Library of English Classics. Extra Illustrated Edition. Three Volumes Bound in Six. In Stunning Leather Fine Bindings.

Author Name: BOSWELL, JAMES:

Categories: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES,

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Ltd. 1900:

Seller ID: 85130

Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES Biography, johnson, boswell, london, Library of English Classics, Macmillan and Co., Leather Fine Binding, 1900, Fazakerley, additional B&W engraved portraits, extra illustrated,