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    James Boswell. The Life of Samuel Johnson. London: 1793. Second edition.


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    Three octavo volumes. With an engraved frontispiece portrait in volume I, and other illustrations throughout. This set is extra-illustrated with an additional frontispiece portrait in volume II, which is not called-for. Bound to style in twentieth-century full mottled calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, spines elaborately tooled in gilt in compartments, brown and light brown gilt morocco lettering labels, gilt turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Some wear to bindings, a few joints and hinges starting, some occasional foxing or soiling in text. Good. The last edition published in Boswell's lifetime.



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