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 + , 400, 390 + , 424 + ; 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.