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    James Boswell. The Life of Samuel Johnson. London: Navarre Society, 1924. Later edition. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    Illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings and fifty plates and a facsimile. In a beautiful Morrell binding.

    Three octavo volumes. Finely bound by Morrell in contemporary full speckled calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, burgundy and green gilt morocco spine labels, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Very minor rubbing, some occasional foxing in text. A fine set of one of the most famous biographies ever written.



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