The Life of Samuel Johnson…
including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides by James Boswell.
First edition edited by John Wilson Croker and “the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill ” (ODNB). This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana (1836).
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6 volumes, octavo (210 130 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, gilt banded spines, marbled sides, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispieces, maps and plates. A few bumps and scuffs to bindings, some foxing but an attractive set.