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BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
London : 1791 & 1793First 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 1775.
This... Learn More£185,000.00
Stock Code: 119415
BOSWELL, James. British Essays in Favour of the Brave Corsicans: By Several Hands.
London : 1769First edition of this collection of twenty essays compiled by Boswell as part of his long-standing campaign on behalf of the Corsican insurgents seeking independence from the Genoese - his first important work had been An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli, published by the Dilly brothers in the previous... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 129020
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson.
London : 1901First Railton edition, one of the most attractive illustrated editions of Boswell\'s great book, presented here in a handsome period half morocco binding. Herbert Railton (1857-1910) was one of the finest \"black and white\" architectural artists of the period, \"who rapidly developed his own, distinctive broken-line technique which enthused many followers,... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 140188
BOSWELL, James. An Account of Corsica,
Glasgow : 1768First edition of Boswell's first important publication; "with its reports of the gallant islanders and a Plutarchan depiction of General Pascal Paoli paralleled with several classical heroes, it was an immediate success. The work was widely read and translated, stimulated great interest in Paoli and the Corsican cause, brought its author wide fame in... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 129018