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  1. 9415_9_Boswell
    First editions, presentation copies, both the Life of Johnson and Principal Corrections with individual autograph presentation inscriptions from the author to Andrew Lumisden (1720-1801), a friend of Boswell's who had assisted in preparing the Life by deciphering Johnson's manuscript notebook of his trip to France in October-November... Learn More
    £185,000

    Stock Code: 119415

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  2. 24392
    First edition edited by John Wilson Croker and "the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill 1887" (ODNB). This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana (1836). Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 24392

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  3. 12631
    Extra illustrated edition, bound by Riviere and Son. This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana, or Supplement to Boswell (1836). Learn More
    £1,950

    Stock Code: 12631

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