The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of his

BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of his Tour to the Hebrides. Illustrated with portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of his Tour to the Hebrides. Illustrated with portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds. George Routledge and Sons, Ltd. 1891.

8vo. 5 vols. Publisher's black morocco-backed red boards, gilt lettering to spines; pp. lxii + [ii] + 381, 398 + [6], 400, 390 + [6], 424 + [4]; engraved frontispiece portraits after Joshua Reynolds, folding plate in vol III; a little rubbing to extremities, slight foxing to title pages, very good.
First edition of Henry Morley's abridged Boswell. Unusual in original publisher's binding.

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