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BOSWELL, James.

The Life of Samuel Johnson.

Edited by Arnold Glover of the Inner Temple with an Introduction by Austin Dobson.

London : 1901 Stock Code: 12631
£1,950.00
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Notes

Extra illustrated edition, bound by Riviere and Son. This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana, or Supplement to Boswell (1836).

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Description

7 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in full blue morocco, gilt titles, decoration, and raised bands to spine, double gilt rule to boards, decorative inner gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, endpapers illustrated as map of London (Fleet Street area).

Illustrations

Illustrated with about one hundred illustrations and portraits by Herbert Railton.

Condition

Very slight wear to boards, otherwise beautifully bound in very good condition.

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