BOSWELL (JAMES) The Life of Samuel Johnson, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1791
Lot 28
BOSWELL (JAMES) The Life of Samuel Johnson, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1791
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BOSWELL (JAMES)
The Life of Samuel Johnson, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, with the "Give" reading on page 135 of volume one, engraved frontispiece portrait in volume one, 2 engraved plates, tear repaired to 4 leaves in volume 2, modern half calf gilt, preserving earlier boards [Rothschild 464], 4to, Charles Dilly, 1791

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  • P.429 in volume one shorter, perhaps inserted from another copy.
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