The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD. (8 vols. in 4 books)


The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD. (8 vols. in 4 books)

BOSWELL, James; CROKER, The Right Hon. J. Wilson & WRIGHT, John (eds.)

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Title continues: "Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides, Tour in Wales, Correspondence with Mrs. Thrale, &c."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Henry G. Bohn
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1859
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    8 vols. in 4 books: xxiv, 325, viii, 344; ix, 323, xii, 343; xiii, 341, viii, 342; viii, 381; xi, 431 p. 17 cm. Engraved frontispiece and title page vignette for each volume. 23 other illustrations, 9 of which fold out. Half green leather with green cloth boards. Marbled endpapers and text block edges. Corners and edges worn with a few spots and some wrinkling to cloth. Boards a bit warped. Spines faded to brown with some scuffing. Ink signatures on front pages. A little foxing. Boards coming loose from vol. I. Inscription at front of vol. I indicates books were a gift for a Mr. Salkeld from Alfred Morrison, Parkgate, 1860.

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